Dr. Sanjeev R. Kulkarni

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering

Dr. Sanjeev Kulkarni has been with Princeton University since 1991 where he is currently William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering.

He is also an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and in the Department of Philosophy. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science from 2003 to 2005, as Master of Butler College (one of Princeton’s six residential colleges) from 2004 to 2012, and Director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education from 2011-2014. Most recently, he was Dean of the Faculty from 2017 to 2021.

Sanjeev's research interests include statistical pattern recognition, nonparametric statistics, machine learning, information theory, and signal processing. He received an ARO Young Investigator Award in 1992, an NSF Young Investigator Award in 1994, a number of teaching awards at Princeton University, and he is a Fellow of the IEEE.

He spent 1998 at Susquehanna International Group and consulted with them from 1997-2001. He is also a co-founder of Stockpile Inc. and has served on the advisory board for several startup companies.

Sanjeev received undergraduate degrees from Clarkson University, a master's degree from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from M.I.T.