I am very fortunate to be able to work with a team of amazing and very talented people. If you want to join the group as a PhD student or a postdoc, read about open positions here. If you wish to join the group as a master or undergraduate student, talk to me.

KAUST


Postdocs

PhD Students

  • Konstantin Mishchenko (9/2017-present)
  • Viktor Lukáček (8/2017-present)
  • Filip Hanzely (9/2016present)

MS/PhD Students

  • Samuel Horváth (8/2017-present)
  • Alibek Sailanbayev (8/2017-present)

Undergraduate Research Interns and Students

  • Aashutosh Tiwari (2017, IIT Kanpur)
  • Atal Sahu (2017, IIT Kanpur)

Visitors

  • Nikita Doikov (HSE Moscow), 2017/10-11
  • Sebastian Stich (EPFL), 2017/10
  • Martin Takáč (Lehigh), 2017/5
  • Alibek Sailanbayev (Nazarbayev University), 2017/4
  • Jakub Konečný (Edinburgh), 2017/4
  • Filip Hanzely (Edinburgh), 2017/4-5
  • Dmitriy Grishchenko (HSE Moscow), 2017/4
  • Konstantin Mishchenko (ENS/Paris Dauphine), 2017/4
  • Nicolas Loizou (Edinburgh), 2017/3-5


EDINBURGH


Postdocs

  • Robert Mansel Gower (3/2016–6/2016)
  • current position: Assistant Professor, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
  • Ademir Ribeiro (10/20143/2015)
  • current position: Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
  • Zheng Qu (1/201408/2015)
  • current position: Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Olivier Fercoq (10/20127/2014)
  • current position: Assistant Professor, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
  • Rachael Tappenden (2/20127/2014)
  • current position: Assistant Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Jakub Mareček (1/20126/2012)
  • current position: Researcher Staff Member, IBM Research, Ireland

PhD Students

  • Filip Hanzely (9/201607/2017)
  • current position: PhD student @ KAUST
  • Robert Mansel Gower (3/20153/2016)
  • thesis: Sketch and project: randomized iterative methods for solving linear systems and inverting matrices
  • current position: Assistant Professor, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
  • Dominik Csiba (9/2014–present)
  • thesis: Data sampling strategies in stochastic algorithms for empirical risk minimization
  • current position: Data Scientist, Operam, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Jakub Konečný (8/2013–6/2017)
  • thesis: Stochastic, distributed and federated optimization for machine learning
  • current position: Research Scientist, Google, Seattle, USA
  • Martin Takáč (9/2010–3/2014)
  • thesis: Randomized coordinate descent methods for big data optimization 
  • current position: Assistant Professor, Lehigh University, USA

Visiting PhD Students

  • Luca Bravi (3/20156/2015)
  • visiting PhD student from University of Florence, Italy
  • Minnan Luo (9/20122/2013)
  • visiting PhD student from Tsinghua University, China 
  • current position: Visiting Scholar, Carnegie-Mellon Univ. & Assistant Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Master Students

Undergraduate Research Interns and Students

  • Miro Psota (2016-2017, Comenius University)
  • Sean Ryan (2015-2016, Edinburgh Mathematics) - Stochastic methods for solving large linear systems
  • Mojmír Mutný (2015, Edinburgh Physics), now: PhD student at ETH Zurich 
  • Debadri Mukherjee (2014, Edinburgh Informatics), now: analyst & JP Morgan Chase & Co
  • Mojmír Mutný (2014, Edinburgh Physics) [code]
  • Iliana Peneva (2012, Edinburgh Mathematics), now: PhD student at WarwickBartosz Filipecki (2011, Edinburgh Mathematics), now: PhD student at CORE, Catholic University of Louvain
  • Edward Cumberlege (2011, Edinburgh Mathematics), now: Associate @ Sagamore Invest. Management 
  • Bartosz Filipecki (2010, Edinburgh Mathematics)

Visitors