Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Room 32-141

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Talk
Prof. Aram Harrow
Hybrid classical-quantum algorithms for optimization and inference
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Student Session on Information and Networks
Ryan Cory-Wright
A Unified Approach to Mixed-Integer Optimization: Nonlinear Formulations and Scalable Algorithms

Igor Kadota
WiFresh: Age-of-Information from Theory to Implementation

Manxi Wu
Bayesian Learning with Adaptive Load Allocation Strategies

Jean-Baptiste Seby
Multi-trek Separation in Linear Structural Equation Models

Shuvomoy Das Gupta
On seeking efficient Pareto optimal points in multi-player minimum cost flow problems
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Plenary Talk
Prof. Susan Murphy
Challenges in Developing Online Learning Algorithms to Dynamically Personalize Mobile Health Treatments
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Student Session on Machine Learning and Statistics
Anish Agarwal
On Robustness of Principal Component Regression

Agni Orfanoudaki
Personalized Treatment for Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Machine Learning Approach

Sitan Chen
Learning Mixtures of Linear Regressions in Subexponential Time

Arthur Delarue
The Price of Interpretability

Chulhee (Charlie) Yun
Small ReLU networks are powerful memorizers: a tight analysis of memorization capacity

Rahul Singh
Kernel Instrumental Variable Regression

Michael Li
Fast Exact Matrix Completion: A Unifying Optimization Framework
5:30 p.m. Banquet

Thursday, January 30, 2020, Room 32-141

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Talk
Prof. Tim Roughgarden
Beyond Worst-Case Analysis
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Student Session on Optimization, Learning, and Game Theory
Alireza Fallah
On Theory of Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning Algorithms

Marwa El Halabi
Optimal approximation for unconstrained non-submodular minimization

Matthew Brennan
Universality of Computational Lower Bounds for Submatrix Detection

Cihan Emre Kement
Real and Reactive Power Based Optimal Privacy Protection in Smart Grid Demand Response

Jinglong Zhao
The Competitive Ratio of Threshold Policies for Online Unit-density Knapsack Problems

Jason Cheuk Nam Liang
Incentive-aware Contextual Pricing with Non-parametric Market Noise
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Plenary Talk
Prof. Paulo Tabuada
One ounce of modeling is worth a pound of training: Data-driven control for nonlinear systems
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Coffee Break
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Student Session on Control Theory and Algorithms
Rajat Talak
A Theory of Uncertainty Variables for State Estimation and Inference

Yunzong Xu
Phase Transitions and Cyclic Phenomena in Bandits with Switching Constraints

Yuzhou Gu
Strong data processing inequalities and reconstruction problems

Soumya Sudhakar
Balancing Actuation Energy and Computing Energy in Motion Planning

Sagar Indurkhya
Solving for Syntax: Inferring Minimalist Grammars with an SMT-Solver

Dongchan Lee
Convex Restriction and its Applications
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Coffee Break
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception / Awards / Concluding Remarks