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Optimization and Machine Learning Lab: Current Members

Research Scientists

Postdocs

PhD Students

MS Students

Research Interns

Visitors




Optimization and Machine Learning Lab: Alumni

Research Scientists

  • Zhize Li (9/2020-3/2022), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Research Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • El Houcine Bergou (2/2020-12/2020), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco

Postdocs

  • Mher Safaryan (10/2019-11/2022), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, IST Austria, Vienna, Austria
  • Konstantin Mishchenko (10/2021-12/2021), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, CNRS / École Normale Supérieure / Inria, Paris, France
  • Filip Hanzely (8/2020-11/2020), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Research Scientist, Wincent, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Zhize Li (9/2019-9/2020), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Research Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Adil Salim (2/2019-10/2021), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA
  • Xun Qian (11/2018-11/2021), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Research Scientist, JD Explore Academy, Beijing, China
  • El Houcine Bergou (1/2018-1/2019), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
  • Aritra Dutta (5/2017-5/2019), KAUST Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
  • Robert Mansel Gower (3/2016-6/2016), University of Edinburgh Google Scholar
    current position: Research Scientist, The Flatiron Institute, New York, USA
  • Ademir Ribeiro (10/2014-3/2015), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
  • Zheng Qu (1/2014-8/2015), University of Edinburgh Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Olivier Fercoq (10/2012-7/2014), University of Edinburgh Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
  • Rachael Tappenden (2/2012-7/2014), University of Edinburgh Google Scholar
    current position: Assistant Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Jakub Mareček (1/2012-6/2012), University of Edinburgh Google Scholar
    current position: Researcher Staff Member, IBM Research, Ireland

PhD Students

MS Students

  • Igor Sokolov (8/2020-05/2022), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Grigory Malinovsky (8/2020-12/2021), KAUST
  • Egor Shulgin (1/2020-8/2021), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Alyazeed Basyoni (8/2019-12/2020), KAUST
    current position: Quantitative Researcher, IMC Trading, Chicago, USA
  • Slavomír Hanzely (8/2019-12/2020), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Elnur Gasanov (9/2018-12/2019), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Dmitry Kovalev (9/2018-12/2019), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Samuel Horváth (8/2017-12/2018), KAUST
    current position: PhD Student, KAUST
  • Alibek Sailanbayev (8/2017-12/2018), KAUST
    current position: Senior Data Analyst, National Analytical Center, Kazakhstan
  • Filip Hanzely (9/2016-7/2017), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Research Assistant Professor, TTIC, Chicago, USA
  • Theo Pavlakou (2015), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Software Engineer, Google, Zurich, Switzerland
  • George Papamakarios (2014), University of Edinburgh (project)
    current position: Senior Research Scientist, DeepMind, London, United Kingdom
  • Juraj Labant (2016), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Team Leader, Department of Education, London, United Kingdom
  • Jakob Kisiala (2015), University of Edinburgh (MS thesis)
    current position: Model Risk Data Scientist, NatWest Group, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Md. Rajib Arefin (2015), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Yijun Zheng (2015), University of Edinburgh
  • Li Tao (2015), University of Edinburgh
  • Tong Ma (2014), University of Edinburgh
  • Rui Zhong (2014), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Tencent, Beijing, China
  • Yu Yu (2013), University of Edinburgh
  • Tingting Tao (2013), University of Edinburgh
  • Meimei Wang (2013), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Citigold Associate, Citibank, China
  • Meensuk Punlavee (2013), University of Edinburgh
  • Alexander Banks-Watson (2012), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Director, Coupa Software, Portland, USA
  • Christos Delivorias (2012), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Data and Technology Architect, abrdn, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Mihyun Jang (2012), University of Edinburgh
  • Chao Yu (2011), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Global Sourcing Manager, Amazon
  • William Hulme (2011), University of Edinburgh
    current position: PhD Student, HERC
  • James Boffin (2011), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Data Scientist, Aviva, London, United Kingdom
  • Marilena Karanika (2010), University of Edinburgh
    current position: Head of Categorization, Experian, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Robie King (2010), University of Edinburgh
  • Jinwen Lin (2010), University of Edinburgh

Research Interns

  • Abdurakhmon Sadiev (2/2022-7/2022), from MIPT Google Scholar
  • Navish Kumar (IIT Kharagpur), 11/2021-2/2022 Google Scholar
  • Rafał Szlendak (University of Warwick), 7/2021-10/2021
  • Muhammad Harun Ali Khan (Imperial College), 7/2021-11/2021
  • Bokun Wang (University of California, Davis), 5/2020-8/2021
  • Ilyas Fatkhullin (Technical University Munich), 3/2021-8/2021
  • Rustem Islamov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 3/2021-8/2021
  • Bokun Wang (University of California, Davis), 9/2020-3/2021
  • Eduard Gorbunov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 9/2020-3/2021
  • Wenlin Chen (University of Cambridge), 8/2020-9/2020
  • Rustem Islamov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 6/2020-11/2020
  • Othmane Sebbouh (Ecole Polytechnique), 5/2020-6/2020
  • Ahmed Khaled (Cairo University), 4/2020-11/2020
  • Eduard Gorbunov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 2/2020-3/2020
  • Alexander Rogozin (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2020-2/2020
  • Aleksandr Beznosikov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2020-2/2020
  • Grigory Malinovsky (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2020-2/2020
  • Hoang H. Nguyen (Minerva Schools at KGI), 10/2019-12/2019
  • Ahmed Khaled (Cairo University), 6/2019-9/2019
  • Sélim Chraibi (Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes), 4/2019-9/2019
  • Ľudovít Horváth (Comenius University), 2/2019-3/2019
  • Igor Sokolov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2019-2/2019
  • Eduard Gorbunov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2019-2/2019
  • Vladislav Elsukov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2019-2/2019
  • Egor Shulgin (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2019-2/2019
  • Sarah Sachs (Technical University Munich), 3/2018-8/2018
  • Dmitry Kovalev (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2018-2/2018
  • Elnur Gasanov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2018-2/2018
  • Eduard Gorbunov (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), 1/2018-2/2018
  • Slavomír Hanzely (Comenius University), 1/2018-2/2018
  • Aashutosh Tiwari (IIT Kanpur), 5/2017-7/2017
  • Atal Sahu (IIT Kanpur), 5/2017-7/2017
  • Miro Psota (Comenius University), 2016-2017
  • Sean Ryan (Edinburgh Mathematics), 2015-2016
  • Luca Bravi (University of Florence), 3/2015-6/2015
  • Mojmír Mutný (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2015
  • Debadri Mukherjee (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2014
  • Mojmír Mutný (University of Edinburgh) Summer 2014
  • Minnan Luo (Tsinghua University), 9/2012-2/2013
    current position: Associate Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
  • Iliana Peneva (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2012
  • Bartosz Filipecki (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2011
  • Edward Cumberlege (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2011
  • Bartosz Filipecki (University of Edinburgh), Summer 2010

Visitors