MiS Profile

Guido Montúfar


My research interests are:

  • Deep Learning Theory
  • Mathematical Machine Learning
  • Graphical Models
  • Information Geometry
  • Algebraic Statistics

Assistant Professor, Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, UCLA (since 07/2017)

Research Group Leader, Mathematical Machine Learning Group, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (since 07/2018)

Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Information Theory of Cognitive Systems Group (06/2013-09/2017)

Research Associate, Department of Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University (02/2012-05/2013)

PhD in Mathematics, MPI MIS, Leipzig University (10/2012)

Research Assistant, Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU-Berlin (03/2008-12/2008)

Diplom Physiker, TU-Berlin (12/2008)

Teaching Assistant, Institute for Mathematics, TU-Berlin (03/2006-02/2008)

Diplom Mathematiker, TU-Berlin (08/2007)