Murat A. Erdogdu


University of Toronto
· Department of Computer Science
· Department of Statistics
Vector Institute


Pratt 286b, 6 King's College Rd.
Toronto, ON M5S 3G4

I am an assistant professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Statistics. I am a faculty member of the Machine Learning Group and the Vector Institute, and a CIFAR Chair in Artificial Intelligence. Before, I was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research - New England. I did my Ph.D. in the Department of Statistics at Stanford University. I have an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Stanford, and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, both from Bogazici University.

Research Interests

  • Optimization and Sampling

  • Machine Learning Theory

  • Stein's Method

  • High-dimensional Statistics

Recent Papers