# CV

## Education

- 2018 to present: PhD student in the School of Mathematics and Physics at The University of Queensland, Australia
- 2014 to 2017: Graduated with First Class Honours in the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) with a major in mathematics at The University of Queensland.

## Work Experience

- 2018 to 2019: Mathematics Tutor

## Volunteer Experience

- Jul 2019: Conference Organizer
- An organizer of the 20th INFORMS Applied Probability Society Conference
- Technical support
- Helped setup and manage registration desk
- Designed and assembled name-tags

- Jan 2016 to Dec 2016: Mathematics Tutor
- University of Queensland Refugee Tutoring Club
- Supported young refugee people in the Brisbane area through tutoring high school and TAFE subjects

## Publications

## Talks

### DINO: Distributed Newton-Type Optimization Method

Talk at Thirty-Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2020), Online

### DINGO: Distributed Newton-Type Method for Gradient-Norm Optimization

Talk at Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019), Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada

### Distributed Deep Learning for the 5G Era

Talk at Queensland AI, River City Labs, Brisbane, Australia

### Statistical and Computational Aspects of Modern Machine Learning Problems

Part of session at 20th INFORMS Applied Probability Society (INFORMS-APS 2019), Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Australia

### Communication-Efficient Distributed Second-Order Optimization Methods for Generalized Convex Problems

Poster at AMSI Optimise, Hyatt Regency, Perth, Australia

### Distributed Higher-Order Optimisation Algorithms for Machine Learning

Talk at ACEMS 2018 Retreat, Torquay, Australia

### Higher-Order Optimisation Algorithms for Large-Scale Machine Learning

Talk at ACEMS Seminar, Brisbane, Australia

### Higher-Order Optimisation Algorithms for Large-Scale Machine Learning

Poster at School of Mathematics and Physics Poster Day 2018, Brisbane, Australia