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I am a researcher with expertise in machine learning, neural networks, optimization, large-scale learning and statistical modeling in general. I am now at Google Brain in Montreal.

We are hiring so feel free to contact me if you want to know more. In particular, we make a strong effort to have members of the team with a broad range of experiences to make sure we work on the right topics.

You can find my publications on my Google Scholar page.


  • 2 July 2018 - Thanks to the phenomenal work of Francis Bach and Mark Schmidt, I was fortunate to be a co-recipient of the 2018 Lagrange prize in continuous optimization for our work on stochastic variance-reduction methods.
  • 21 June 2018 - I had the chance of being a mentor for the AI4Good Summer lab, an initiative aiming at promoting machine learning to undergraduate women by enabling them to work on socially impactful projects. Look for the 2019 edition and do not hesitate to apply.
  • 14 May 2018 - I am co-organizing the Montreal AI Symposium, which aims at gathering experts and professionals interested in fundamental advances and applications of artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on machine learning, deep learning and related approaches. Please consider submitting an abstract or just registering.


  • Download my resume (updated on 2018/7/4)
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