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KAUST  VCC conference

April 2017

 


I have attended Visual Computing – Modeling and Reconstruction conference in KAUST. I have presented poster on Randomized Relative Smooth Optimization – paper we are preparing.

KAUST visit   

April-May 2017

 


I am visiting KAUST for more than a month now.

Challenges in optimization for machine learning   

March 2017

 


I have visited Alan Turing Institute for a meeting focused on solving current challenges in Optimization.

All hands meetings talk   

March 2017

 


I have gave a seminar talk on the following paper: Finding Approximate Local Minima for Nonconvex Optimization in Linear Time

All hands meetings talk   

January 2017

 


I have gave a seminar talk on the following paper: Relatively smooth convex optimization by first-order methods, and applications

Tutoring started  

January 2017

 


This semester (Spring), I am tutoring two courses: Engineering Mathematics and Modern Optimization Methods for Big Data Problems.

NIPS   

December 2016

 


 I attended the NIPS conference I Barcelona, currently the biggest Machine Learning conference. I have obtained PMPML travel award (600 £).

KAUST visit 

November 2016

 


 I had a chance to visit King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. I stayed there for almost a week.

All hands meetings talk   

November 2016

 


I have gave a seminar talk on the following paper: Variance reduction for faster non-convex optimization

Autumn School Algorithmic Optimization 

September 2016

 


 I have attended the Autumn school held in Trier, Germany organized by ALOP group

IMA Conference 

September 2016

 


 I attended 5th IMA conference of Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization, in Birmingham.

PhD starting 

September 2016

  


I started my PhD studies of Optimization and Operational research at the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Peter Richtárik (2nd supervisor is Lukasz Szpruch).

Bc. graduating

June 2016

  


I received Bc. degree in Economic and Financial Mathematics from Comenius University, Bratislava. The program provides broad knowledge in several mathematical disciplines, education in economics disciplines and skills in programming.