Academic Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

University of Toronto

Jul 2020 – Present Toronto, ON
Starting July 2020
 
 
 
 
 

IVADO Postdoctoral Scholar

Polytechnique Montréal

Aug 2019 – Present Montréal, QC
 
 
 
 
 

Research Intern

IBM Research AI

Aug 2017 – Dec 2017 Yorktown Heights, NY
 
 
 
 
 

Research Intern

IBM Research

May 2016 – Jul 2016 Yorktown Heights, NY
 
 
 
 
 

Graduate Research Assistant

Georgia Tech

Aug 2014 – May 2019 Atlanta, GA
 
 
 
 
 

Research Intern

Symantec Research Labs

May 2013 – Aug 2013 Culver City, CA

Selected Awards

First Prize at the Poster Competition

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Outstanding Poster Award

Publications

. Combinatorial Attacks on Binarized Neural Networks. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2019.

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. CP-ORTHO: An Orthogonal Tensor Factorization Framework for Spatio-Temporal Data. Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 2017.

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. Learning Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms over Graphs. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2017.

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. Learning Feature Engineering for Classification. 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017.

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. Learning to Run Heuristics in Tree Search. 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017.

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. Learning to Branch in Mixed Integer Programming. Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016.

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. Machine Learning for Integer Programming. Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium at the Twenty-Fifth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016.

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. Scalable Diffusion-Aware Optimization of Network Topology. Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2014.

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. CuttingEdge: Influence minimization in networks. Workshop on Frontiers of Network Analysis: Methods, Models, and Applications at NIPS, 2013.

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