Biography

Konstantin Burlachenko is a second year Computer Science Ph.D. student and a member of Professor Peter Richtárik’s Optimization and Machine Learning Lab in the CEMSE Division at KAUST. He obtained an M.S. degree in Computer Science and Control Systems from the Bauman Moscow State University in 2009.

After his graduation, he worked at a number of companies, most recently as a Senior Developer at Yandex and NVIDIA and a Principal Engineer at HUAWEI. Konstantin’s current research focus is on Distributed Stochastic Optimization and Federated Learning.

Extra areas of his interests covers:

  • Scientific Software Development
  • Machine Learning and Fundamental principles of AI
  • Computer Graphics, Computer Vision and Physics simulation

Konstantin attended in Non-Degree Opportunity program at Stanford University and obtained two graduate certificates: