Misha Kilmer is the William Walker Professor of Mathematics and an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. She previously served as chair of the Tufts Department of Mathematics. Kilmer obtained her Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1997. She served as visiting scientist in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University from 1998 until 1999, when she joined Tufts. Her research interest is in numerical (multi-)linear algebra and she specializes in the development of fast algorithms for solving large-scale, forward and inverse problems.
Misha Kilmer's research is twofold: to build computationally efficient and stable forward solvers, and to formulate solution methods for inverse problems in which noise is filtered during the reconstruction phase.