I joined the Institute of Mathematics at EPFL on July 1st, 2020, where I run the chair of continuous optimization OPTIM.
My group works on optimization, statistical estimation and numerical analysis. Much of what we do is related to nonconvex optimization and optimization on manifolds. For the latter, we develop a toolbox called Manopt and I wrote a book.
My 2021 ERC Starting Grant project GEOSYM runs from fall 2022 to 2027. Our goal is to harness geometry, symmetry and statistics in optimization to tackle nonconvexity. This is funded by SERI.
As of Jan. 1st, 2022, I am an associate editor for Mathematical Programming.
Positions prior to EPFL: