‌Alexander Tyurin is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Visual Computing Center (VCC) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He works on modern optimization tasks with Professor Peter Richtárik.

Education and Early Career

‌Alexander Tyurin defended his Ph.D. thesis at Higher School of Economics with his former supervisor, Professor Alexander Gasnikov. Before that, he earned Bachelor degrees in Computer Science from Lomonosov Moscow State University and Master degrees in Optimization and Statistics from Higher School of Economics.

Research interest

‌Alexander Tyurin is interested in optimization methods problems, including stochastic and distributed optimization, in the context of machine learning tasks.