Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Office: Amos Eaton 329
Email: lair at rpi dot edu
We are always looking for highly self-motivated students with solid math backgrounds. Please email me if you are interested in joining the group.
Weekly Seminars: "Mathematics in Imaging, Data and Optimization"
03/2023: Jiajia Yu has successfully passed her Ph.D. dissertation defense. She will join the math department at Duke University as a Phillip Griffiths Assistant Research Professor in fall 2023. Congratulations, Dr. Jiajia Yu!
9/2022: I am excited to collaborate with Dr. Chunyu Wang (RPI) for the NIH-funded project, "Method development for simultaneous automatic assignment and structure determination in protein NMR".
08/2022: Our proposal for creation of New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania Section of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM NYNJPA) has been officially approved.
03/2022: Together with Stefan Schoshenck (UC Davis) and Alex Cloninger (UCSD), we organize a minisymposium on "Geometric Methods for Understanding and Applying Machine Learning", SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, March 2022.
09/2021: I am excited to collaborate with Dr. Tianyi Chen (RPI) and Dr. Jie Chen (IBM Research, unpaid) for the NSF SCALE MoDL program on "Representation Learning via Variational Mean Field Theory".
09/2021: Together with Pablo Suárez Serrato (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Minh Ha Quang (RIKEN), and Guido Montúfar (UCLA), we organize a workshop on "Geometry and Learning from Data", BIRS-CMO, Oct., 2021.
PDEs and Geometry: Numerical Aspects, ICERM, March, 2024
Summer School and Workshop on Computational and Data Science, Duke University, Aug, 2023.
Applied and Computational Differential Geometry and Geometric PDEs, BIRS, Canada, Aug, 2023.
Trustworthy and Efficient Machine Learning (Online), The 6th International Conference on Econometrics and Statistics, Tokyo, Japan, Aug, 2023.
Lisbon Webinar, Mathematics, Physics and Machine Learning (Online), Lisbon, April 2023.
East Coast Optimization Meeting, George Mason University, VA, April, 2023
Numerical Seminar, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, April, 2023.
Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, Feb 2023.
Analytics Seminar, STR, Boston, Feb, 2023.
MSRI Special Session on Applied and Computational Mathematics in Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), Boston, Jan, 2023.