Amir Gholami

Job title: 
Postdoctoral Researcher
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology

Amir Gholami is a postdoctoral research fellow in BAIR Lab. He received his PhD from UT Austin, working on bio-physics based image analysis, a research topic which received UT Austin’s best doctoral dissertation award in 2018. He is a Melosh Medal finalist, recipient of best student paper award in SC'17, Gold Medal in the ACM Student Research Competition, as well as best student paper finalist in SC’14.

Research interests: 

Large scale training of Neural Networks

Stochastic second-order methods

Robust optimization.