National Experts Program | Dr. Martin Takac

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Dr. Martin Takac

Associate Professor of Machine Learning, MBZUAI


Dr. Martin Takac is an Associate Professor in the Machine Learning department at MBZUAI. Previously he was was an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University, where he has been employed since 2014.

He received his B.S. (2008) and M.S. (2010) degrees in Mathematics from Comenius University, Slovakia, and Ph.D. (2014) degree in Mathematics from The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Dr Martin’s is current research interests include the design and analysis of algorithms for machine learning, applications of ML, optimization, HPC.

Martin received funding from various U.S. National Science Foundation programs, including through a TRIPODS Institute grant awarded to him and his collaborators at Lehigh, Northwestern, and Boston University.