Cynthia Rush

Cynthia Rush is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Columbia University. Before that, she received her Ph.D. in Statistics from Yale University in 2016, under the supervision of Andrew Barron and she completed her undergraduate coursework in Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research uses tools and ideas from information theory, statistical physics, and applied probability as a framework for understanding modern, high-dimensional inference and estimation problems and complex machine learning tasks that are core challenges in the fields of current statistics and data science.