Samet Oymak


Samet Oymak

Assistant Professor
EECS Department, University of Michigan

Adjunct Professor
ECE Department, UC Riverside

Email: lastname (at) umich OR ucr (dot) edu

PhD in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2015

SOTA Lab advances Statistics & Optimization for Trustworthy AI.

UPDATE: Our group has moved to the University of Michigan: SOTA Lab website


Research focus: We develop theoretically-grounded and empirically-impactful AI/ML methods.

Current research topics:

  • mathematical foundations of transformers and sequence modeling

  • trustworthy and efficient language models, LLM systems

  • reinforcement learning, control, LLMs as interactive agents

  • core optimization and statistical learning theory

We are grateful for our research sponsors

News (last update 09/2023)