Robert M. Gower

Pronouns:

Flatiron Institute

  • Joined July 2019

Names

Robert M. Gower (Preferred)
,
Robert Mansel Gower

Emails

****@gmail.com (Confirmed)

Education & Career History

Researcher
Flatiron Institute (simonsfoundation.org)
2021Present
 
Assistant Professor
Télécom ParisTech (telecom-paristech.fr)
20172021
 
Visiting Researcher
Facebook (facebook.com)
20202020
 
Postdoc
INRIA (inria.fr)
20162017
 
PhD student
University of Edinburgh (ed.ac.uk)
20122016
 
MS student
Instituto de Fisica (unicamp.br)
20092011
 

Advisors, Relations & Conflicts

PhD Advisee
20192022
 
PhD Advisee
20182021
 
PhD Advisor
20142016
 

Expertise

adaptive gradient methods; Policy Gradient methods;
2021Present
 
stochastic optimization; variance reduced methods; stochastic gradient descent; quasi-Newton methods; second order methods
20142020
 
numerical linear algebra; sketching
20132020