Aryan Mokhtari Receives Google Research Scholar Award

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May 6, 2024
Aryan Mokhtari

Aryan Mokhtari has received a 2024 Google Research Scholar Program Award. 

The Research Scholar Program aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google. The program provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world, and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors.

Aryan Mokhtari was selected in the area of Machine Learning and Data Mining for his work on "Representation Learning and Fine-tuning of Large Models in Federated Environments."

Aryan Mokhtari is an assistant professor and Fellow of the Jack Kilby/Texas Instruments Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include the areas of optimization, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. His current research focuses on the theory and applications of convex and non-convex optimization in large-scale machine learning and data science problems. He has received a number of awards and fellowships, including Penn’s Joseph and Rosaline Wolf Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in electrical and systems engineering and the Simons-Berkeley Fellowship.

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