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A small potato who is dumb and knows too little.

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Postdoc and part-time lecturer
Dept. Combinatorics and Optimization, U.Waterloo, 🇨🇦
Supervisors: Stephen Vavasis, Hans De Sterck
PhD 2020 Oct (UMONS), supervisor: Nicolas Gillis

Research (specific): Nonnegative Matrix Factorization, Optimization algorithm
Research (general) : Machine Learning, Scientific Computing, see Overview

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Numbers: journal 5, conference 12, cited-by 231, h-index 7, i10-index 6, Erdös number 4


  • I will join ECS, University of Southampton as an Assistant Professor later this year

  • 2022 May 19. One paper submitted to NeurIPS22.

  • 2022 Mar 22. I am invited to give a talk in SIAM MDS2022 in the session on Optimization Methods for Machine Learning.

  • 2022 Mar 7. I am invited to give a talk in ICCOPT2022 in the session on algorithm for NMF. However, due to U.S. VISA backlog , I guess I am not able to make it.

  • 2022 Mar 7. I will teach CO327 again this spring.

  • Where I will be at

    • ICCOPT2022 (July 25- 28), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S. (I may quit due to U.S. VISA backlog).

    • SIAM MDS22 (Sept 26-30), Hybrid / California, U.S.


  • Email

    • ms\({\color{red}x}\)   where \({\color{red}x} = \lfloor \pi \rfloor\)

  • Office

    • MC5463 (Math and Computing building)
      (Email me beforehand for an appointment)

  • Mailing address

    • Dr. Andersen Man Shun Ang
      Department of Combinatorics and Optimization
      University of Waterloo
      200 University Ave W
      Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1