Samet Oymak


Samet Oymak

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Eng, UC Riverside
Cooperating Faculty with Computer Science

Office: Multidisciplinary Research Building 169 Aberdeen Dr, Riverside, CA 92507
Email: lastname (at) ece (dot) ucr (dot) edu

PhD in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2015

SODA Lab advances statistics and optimization for data science and AI.


Research focus: Statistical learning meets (non)convex optimization to enable resource efficient AI/ML

Current topics: resource efficiency, learning & control, nested optimization problems, deep learning theory

We are always looking for motivated students to join us! Please drop an email.

Undergrads: Two openings for research internships during Summer 2022! Check out projects.
Basic background in ML or good Python skills are needed. XGBoost/PyTorch experience is plus.

Prospective PhDs: Research experience in ML and solid background on optimization/statistics is important.