Postdoctoral Researchers

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Yingjie Bi

PhD: Cornell University, Electrical Engineering

Research interests: Nonconvex optimization; machine learning; computer networks; control theory

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PhD Students

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SangWoo Park

BS: Johns Hopkins University, Environmental Engineering

Research interests: Convex optimization; numerical algorithms; energy and power systems; state estimation

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Han Feng

BS: University of Science and Technology of China, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Research interests: Convex optimization; control theory

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Igor Molybog

BS: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Control and Applied Mathematics

Research interests: Optimization; multidimensional statistics; algorithms design and analysis; learning theory

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Yuhao Ding

MS: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

BS: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aerospace Engineering

Research interests: Optimization; control theory; learning theory

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Julie Mulvaney-Kemp

BS: Washington University in St. Louis, double major in Systems Engineering and Mathematics

Research interests: Power systems; optimization; data science

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Haixiang Zhang

BS: Peking University, double major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

Research interests: Nonconvex optimization; online optimization; numerical analysis

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Baturalp Yalcin

BS: Bogazici University, Industrial Engineering

Research interests: Optimization; learning theory; algorithm design and analysis

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Donghao Ying

BS: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Research interests: Optimization; learning theory; algorithmic game theory.

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Alumni

  • Salar Fattahi (PhD 2020, co-advised with Somayeh Sojoudi): Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

  • Ming Jin (Postdoc 2018-2020): Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

  • Richard Zhang (Postdoc 2016-2019): Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Cedric Josz (Postdoc 2017-2019, co-mentored with Somayeh Sojoudi): Assistant Professor, Columbia University

  • Yu Zhang (Postdoc 2016-2017): Assistant Professor, University of California–Santa Cruz

  • Ramtin Madani (PhD 2015, Columbia University): Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington

  • Abdulrahman Kalbat (PhD 2015, Columbia University): Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University

  • Reza Mohammadi (Postdoc 2017-2019): Senior Research Scientist at BioSensics

  • Ali Yekkehkhany (Postdoc 2020-2021): Senior Analyst at Citibank

  • Hamid Mahboobi (Postdoc 2017-2018): Research Associate at Concordia University

  • Yi Ouyang (Postdoc 2017-2018, co-mentored with Pravin Varaiya): Researcher at Preferred Networks

  • Morteza Ashraphijuo (MS 2016, UC Berkeley): Data Scientist II at Uber

  • Ghazal Fazelnia (MS 2015, Columbia University): Research Scientist at Spotify