Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy received his PhD from the Operations Research and Information Engineering department at Cornell University in 2013, followed by a post doctoral appointment in the Combinatorics and Optimization department at Waterloo, 2013-2014. He joined the Mathematics department at University of Washington as an Assistant Professor in 2014, and was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2019. Dmitriy's research broadly focuses on designing and analyzing algorithms for large-scale optimization problems, primarily motivated by applications in data science. Dmitriy has received a number of awards, including the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award, NSF CAREER, INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researcher Prize 2019, and finalist citations for the Tucker Prize 2015 and the Young Researcher Best Paper Prize at ICCOPT 2019. Dmitriy is currently a co-PI of the NSF funded Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) institute at University of Washington.
Research currently supported by NSF CAREER DMS 1651851 and NSF CCF 1740551.