Erfan Yazdandoost Hamedani


PhD Candidate,
Department of Industrial and Manufacture Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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Contact Info

351 Leonhard, University Park, PA 16802

Research Interests

  • First-order methods for large-scale problems

  • Distributed optimization

  • Large-scale saddle point problems

  • Machine learning

  • Stochastic optimization


  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Aug 2015 - present
    Dual title degree for Operations Research and minor in Statistics
    Thesis Advisor: Necdet S. Aybat

  • University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    B.S. in Mathematics and Applications, Aug 2010 - Feb 2015

Professional Experiences

  • Research Assisstant, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Penn State University, PA, USA, Aug 2015 - present
    Advisor: Necdet S. Aybat

  • Research Intern, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University, PA, USA, Jul - Sep 2014
    Advisor: Leonid N. Vaserstein

Academic Services

  • Referee Experience: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (TAC), International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Annual conference on Neural Information Processing System (NeurIPS)