Education

  • Currently studying PhD., Operations Research, The University Of Edinburgh, advisor: Dr. Peter Richtárik
  • Mgr, Mathematics, Comenius University, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, 2010, advisor: Prof. Daniel Ševčovič
  • Bc, Mathematics, Comenius University, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, 2008

Fields of Interest

Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Econometrics

Recent Awards

Workshops

  • 2013, July, 28, Summer Course on Sparse Optimization and Applications to Information Processing, Lisbon
  • 2013, July, 27, Summer Course on PDE-Constrained Optimization, Lisbon
  • 2013, April, 12: Large-Scale Parallel Debugging with DDT, Edinburgh
  • 2013, April, 8, Large-Scale Parallel Profiling with VAMPIR, Edinburgh
  • 2012, December, 17-21, Complementarity And Its Extensions, NUS, Singapore
  • 2012, December,  10-14, Optimization Under Uncertainty, NUS, Singapore
  • 2012, November, 19-23, Large Scale Conic Optimization, NUS, Singapore
  • 2012, August, 28-30, GPU Training Workshop (CUDA + OpenCL), Edinburgh  
  • 2012, May, 09, Effective Presentations for College of Science and Engineering and College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, IAD, Edinburgh
  • 2012, April, 16-20, NATCOR, Heuristics & Approximation Algorithms, Notthingham
  • 2012, April, 5, ASEArch workshop - Dynamic Execution and AutoTuning, Oxford
  • 2012, January, 9-10, NAIS Workshop on GPUs for Scientific Computing, Edinburgh
  • 2011, November, 25, Workshop on Compiler directives for GPUs (IBM, Cray, NVIDIA), Edinburgh
  • 2011, October 28, Supporting Postgraduates who teach Mathematics & Statistics, MSOR workshop, Edinburgh
  • 2011, October, 11, LMS/NAIS meeting on High Performance Scientific Computing at the Exascale, London
  • 2011, October, 03, Performance Considerations (for GPU), EPCC, Edinburgh
  • 2011, September, 26, Programming Basics (for GPU), EPCC, Edinburgh
  • 2011, September, 12-16, Combinatorial Optimization, NATCOR Course, University of Southampton
  • 2011, September 5-9, Mathematical imaging in interaction with biomedicine, ICMS, Edinburgh
  • 2011, April 4-8, Stochastic Modelling, NATCOR Course, Lancaster University
  • 2011, February 17-18, Engaging with Engagement (Generic Skills for PG students)
  • 2011, February 16, Generic Skills Course for Mathematics Postgradues
  • 2010, December 10, Fragility and Robustness of Networks
  • 2010, November 8-10, Parallel Programming with MPI (by NAG)
  • 2010, November 11-12, OpenMP (by NAG)
  • 2010, October 26, nVIDIA GPU Workshop
  • 2009, September 22, Edward C. Prescott, Economic Integration of Sovereign States and Their Development
  • 2010, March 6, Robert Mundell, Workshop On Potential Threats To European Monetary Union

Selected seminars

  • 2012, May, 3, Aiming for HP^3:  High-Productivity, High-Performance, and High-Portability, NAIS, Edinburgh
  • 2012, January, 20, Views, Programming Languages Research and HPC, Patrick Lam, University of Waterloo, Edinburgh
  • 2011, November, 14, Glenn Martyna Materials Research Laboratory at the IBM, Simulation and modeling of materials with atomic detail at IBM, Edinburgh
  • 2011, August 1, Rob Farber, GP-GPUs for High-Performance Computing, Edinburgh

Other

  • 2013, June, I organized a Minisymposium on Big Data Optimization at 25th Biennial Numerical Analysis Conference
  • 2013, Member of organization committee of ESSCC2013
  • 2012, Officer in Edinburgh Siam Chapter,
  • 2012, September, 1, Maths Busking in British National Science Festival, Aberdeen
  • 2012, April, 20-22, Member of organization committee of SCOR 2012 Conference
  • 2011, November, 19-20, Science Live at the Museum, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh [Poster]

Reviewer

Journal 2012 2013 2014
Mathematical Programming SERIES A 0 0 1
SIAM Journal on Optimization 0 0 3
International Journal of Computer Mathematics 0 0 1
Machine Learning 0 1 2
IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 0 1 0
Journal of Machine Learning Research 1 0 0
Computational optimization and applications 1 0 0
Optimiation Methods and Software 1 0 0

 

Martin Takáč
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School of Mathematics
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University of Edinburgh
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