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bio – Samet Oymak

I am an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. My research lies at the confluence of machine learning, optimization, and statistics. Previously, I was an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. I completed my undergraduate education at Bilkent University in 2009. I received my MS and PhD degrees from Caltech (in 2011 and 2015). My PhD advisor is Babak Hassibi. Before joining UCR, I worked at The Voleon Group and Google. I was also a also a postdoctoral scholar at UC Berkeley hosted by Ben Recht and The Simons Institute. You can find my CV here.

Selected recognitions:

  • NSF CAREER award
  • Google Research Scholar award
  • Adobe Data Science Research award
  • Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship
  • Caltech’s Wilts Prize for PhD thesis

Selected Service:

  • Associate Editor: Transactions on Signal Processing
  • Area Chair: NeurIPS, ICLR, AAAI, AISTATS
  • Senior Area Chair: NeurIPS