Sanjeev R. Kulkarni studied mathematics and electrical engineering at Clarkson University, Stanford University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from MIT and joined Princeton's faculty in 1991, where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean of the Graduate School. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and the Department of Philosophy. Dean Kulkarni served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science from 2003 to 2005, Master of Butler College from 2004 to 2012, and Director of the Keller Center from 2011 to 2014. Dean Kulkarni received an ARO Young Investigator Award in 1992, and an NSF Young Investigator Award in 1994, and is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has also received several teaching awards at Princeton University, including the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching in May 2007. Dean Kulkarni's research interests include statistical pattern recognition, machine learning, nonparametric estimation, information theory, wireless networks, signal/image/video processing, and econometrics and finance.