Selected talks

  • First-order methods for convex programs with functional constraints, UCLA Applied Math Colloquium, Feb. 07, 2018

  • Asynchronous parallel primal-dual block update method. MOPTA, Lehigh University, Aug. 16–18, 2017. [Slides]

  • Accelerated primal-dual methods for linearly constrained convex problems. SIAM Conference on Optimization. Vancouver, Canada, May 22–25, 2017. [Slides]

  • Orthogonal Candecomp/Parafac Tensor Decomposition. SIAM Conference on CSE. Atlanta, GA, Feb. 27 – March 03, 2017.

  • Randomized primal-dual block coordinate updates. SIAM Conference on Imaging Sciences. Albuquerque, NM, May 23–26, 2016.

  • Block stochastic gradient update method. INFORMS Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 1–4, 2015. [Slides]

  • On the convergence of higher-order orthogonality iteration and its extension. SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 26–30, 2015. [Slides]

  • Low-rank tensor recovery via matrix factorization. SIAM Conference on CSE. Salt Lake City, March 14–18, 2015.

  • Parallel matrix factorization for low-rank tensor completion. SIAM Conference on Optimization. San Diego, CA, May 19–22, 2014.

  • Block coordinate descent in tensor optimization. Seminar of Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Feb. 10, 2014.

  • Block coordinate descent for multi-convex optimization. 14th International Conference on Approximation Theory. San Antonio, TX, April 7–10, 2013.

  • Matrix completion with nonnegative factors, Math Colloquium, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Aug. 17, 2011.