Invited Talks
  • "On the Connection Between Learning Two-Layers Neural Networks and Tensor Decomposition", IPG Seminar, EPFL, July 2018.

  • -, Theory Lunch, Stanford, April 2018.

  • -, Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton University, March 2018.

  • "Fundamental Limits of Weak Recovery with Applications to Phase Retrieval", Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, UCSD, San Diego, February 2018.

  • —, BLISS Seminar, UC Berkeley, December 2017.

  • —, Technical University of Munich (TUM), December 2017.

  • "3 Polar Bits: Non-asymptotic Scaling, Sublinear Construction and Decoder Partitioning", German Aerospace Center (DLR), December 2017.

  • "Reed-Muller Codes Achieve Capacity on Erasure Channels", Highlights of Algorithms (HALG), June 2017.

  • "3 Polar Bits", Intel Labs, Santa Clara, May 2017.

  • "Construction of Polar Codes with Sublinear Complexity", Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, UCSD, San Diego, February 2017.

  • "Polar Codes: What Are They, How Well They Perform, and How to Make Them Better", University of Pisa, November 2016.

  • "Capacity via Symmetry I – A New Proof for an Old Code", Algorithmic Coding Theory Workshop, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM), Brown University, June 2016.

  • "Capacity via Symmetry", Shannon Centennial Student Competition, Bell Labs, Nokia, Murray Hill, April 2016.

  • "Reed-Muller Codes: Thresholds and Weight Distribution", International Zurich Seminar on Communications (IZS), March 2016.

  • "Chaining, Scaling and Reed-Muller: Two Polar Paradigms and a Conjecture Solved", Graduation-Day, Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, February 2016.

  • "Polar Codes: How Well They Perform and How to Make Them Better", Ericsson Research, San Jose, November 2015.

  • "Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Scaling of Polar Codes (But Were Afraid to Ask)", Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, Berkeley, April 2015.

  • "Unified Scaling of Polar Codes: Error Exponent, Scaling Exponent, Moderate Deviations, and Error Floors", Technical University of Munich (TUM), February 2015.

  • —, Graduation-Day Poster Session, Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, February 2015.

  • "Achieving Marton’s Region for Broadcast Channels Using Polar Codes", Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton University, March 2014.