__2023__* I will be an Area Chair for NeurIPS 2023 in New Orleans.

* I will be speaking at the Youth in High Dimensions workshop in Trieste, Italy, from May 29-June 2. Registration is available here.

* I will be joining UC Davis as an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the fall.

* Two new preprints with Gal Vardi, Peter Bartlett, and Nati Srebro: one on benign overfitting, another on adversarial robustness.

* I am on the program committee for COLT 2023.

* Paper on implicit bias in neural nets trained on high-dimensional data was accepted for publication at ICLR 2023 as a spotlight presentation.

* Random Feature Amplification was accepted for publication at JMLR pending minor revisions.

__2022__* I will be speaking at the Symposium on Frontiers of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Southern California on November 10th.

* New preprint with Gal Vardi, Peter Bartlett, Nati Srebro, and Wei Hu on implicit bias in neural networks trained on high-dimensional data.

* I have been selected as a 2022 Rising Star in Machine Learning by the University of Maryland.

* I am giving a talk at the University of Alberta Statistics Seminar on October 26th.

* I am giving a talk at the EPFL Fundamentals of Learning and Artificial Intelligence Seminar on September 30th.

* I am a visiting scientist at EPFL in September and October, hosted by Emmanuel Abbe.

* I am giving a talk at the Joint Statistical Meetings about benign overfitting without linearity.

* Benign overfitting without linearity was accepted at COLT 2022.

* I am an organizer for the Deep Learning Theory Summer School and Workshop, to be held this summer at the Simons Institute.

* I will be speaking at the ETH Zurich Data, Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization Seminar on June 7th.

* I will be a keynote speaker at the University of Toronto Statistics Research Day on May 25th.

* I am giving a talk at Harvard University's Probabilitas Seminar on May 6th.

* Two recent works accepted at the Theory of Overparameterized Machine Learning 2022 workshop, including one as a contributed talk.

* I am giving a talk at the Microsoft Research ML Foundations Seminar on April 28th.

* I am giving a talk at the University of British Columbia (Christos Thrampoulidis's group) on April 8th.

* I am giving a talk at Columbia University (Daniel Hsu's group) on April 4th.

* I am giving a talk at Oxford University (Yee Whye Teh's group) on March 23rd.

* I am giving a talk at the NSF/Simons Mathematics of Deep Learning seminar on March 10th.

* I am giving a talk at the Google Algorithms Seminar on March 8th.

* I'm reviewing for the Theory of Overparameterized Machine Learning 2022 workshop.

* Two new preprints with Niladri Chatterji and Peter Bartlett: Benign Overfitting without Linearity and Random Feature Amplification.

* Recent work on sample complexity of a self-training algorithm accepted at AISTATS 2022.

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__2021__* I am speaking at the Deep Learning Theory Symposium at the Simons Institute on December 6th.

* My paper on proxy convexity as a framework for neural network optimization was accepted at NeurIPS 2021.

* Two new preprints on arxiv: (1) Proxy convexity: a unified framework for the analysis of neural networks trained by gradient descent, and (2) Self training converts weak learners to strong learners in mixture models.

* I am reviewing for the ICML 2021 workshop Overparameterization: Pitfalls and Opportunities (ICMLOPPO2021).

* Three recent papers accepted at ICML, including one as a long talk.

* New preprint on provable robustness of adversarial training for learning halfspaces with noise.

* I will be presenting recent work at TOPML2021 as a lightning talk, and at the SoCal ML Symposium as a spotlight talk.

* I'm giving a talk at the ETH Zurich Young Data Science Researcher Seminar on April 16th.

* I'm giving a talk at the Johns Hopkins University Machine Learning Seminar on April 2nd.

* I'm reviewing for the Theory of Overparameterized Machine Learning Workshop.

* I'm giving a talk at the Max-Planck-Insitute (MPI) MiS Machine Learning Seminar on March 11th.

* New preprint showing SGD-trained neural networks of any width generalize in the presence of adversarial label noise.

__2020__* New preprint on agnostic learning of halfspaces using gradient descent is now on arXiv.

* My single neuron paper was accepted at NeurIPS 2020.

* I will be attending the IDEAL Special Quarter on the Theory of Deep Learning hosted by TTIC/Northwestern for the fall quarter.

* I've been awarded a Dissertation Year Fellowship by UCLA's Graduate Division.

* New preprint on agnostic PAC learning of a single neuron using gradient descent is now on arXiv.

* New paper accepted at

*Brain Structure and Function*from work with researchers at UCLA School of Medicine.

* I'll be (remotely) working at Amazon's Alexa AI group for the summer as a research intern, working on natural language understanding.

*2019** My paper with Yuan Cao and Quanquan Gu, "Algorithm-dependent Generalization Bounds for Overparameterized Deep Residual Networks", was accepted at NeurIPS 2019 (arXiv version, NeurIPS version).