Stephen Wright Awarded a Hilldale Professorship

Steven Wright


The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Fellow, Stephen Wright from the Computer Science department, has been awarded a Hilldale Professorship. Wright is celebrated for his seminal contributions to continuous optimization, analyzing, and designing algorithms that enhance machine learning and optimization across multiple fields.

Hilldale Professorships recognize faculty members who excel in scholarly activities and showcase significant research or creative achievements, with a sustained promise of productivity. These distinguished awards provide a salary increase and additional funding for research support and teaching relief. Appointments are for five years with the possibility of renewal until the individual retires or leave the university.