Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Los Angeles

Deep learning theory and optimization theory.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics

Fall 2024 –

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences

March 2020 – Spring 2024

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics

July 2016 – December 2019

Ph.D. in Computational and Mathematical Engineering

M.S. in Statistics

September 2010 – June 2016

B.S. in Physics

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

September 2006 – June 2010

- INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researchers Prize, 2024
- Education Prize, College of Natural Science, SNU, 2024
- KSIAM Outstanding Young Investigator Award, 2023
- Excellent Research Award, College of Natural Science, SNU, 2023
- Samsung Science & Technology Foundation Grant (No. SSTF-BA2101-02), 2021
- Gene Golub Best Thesis Award, 2016
- Simons Math+X Graduate Fellowship, 2012
- NASA Tech Brief Award, 2011
- DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (SCGF), 2010
- Caltech Upper Class Merit Award, 2008

- My Mathematics Genealogy
- Erdös number: 3 (Stephen Boyd → Persi Diaconis → Paul Erdös)

Ernest K. Ryu

(310) 794-6646

Mathematical Sciences Building 7619B

520 Portola Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90095