Alejandro Agustin Carderera De Diego

Alejandro Carderera is a 1st-year Ph.D. student in Machine Learning at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering department. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid with a concentration in Energy Systems, and a M.S. in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University, where he wrote his thesis on computational fluid electrohydrodynamics and received the Henry S. Sack Memorial Award.

After completing his M.S. degree he worked for two years as a Research Engineer at HP's 3D and Large Format Printing R&D center.

He is currently working with Prof. Sebastian Pokutta in the acceleration of projection-free first-order optimization algorithms. His broader interests lie in convex optimization, causal inference and theoretical machine learning.


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