Portrait of David Alvarez-Melis

David Alvarez-Melis

Postdoctoral Researcher


David Alvarez-Melis is a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England. His research revolves around the interplay of statistical, optimization and geometric aspects of machine learning. He is particularly interested in problem settings that involve learning with highly-structured data, such as those arising in natural language processing and the natural sciences. Before starting at MSRNE, he completed a PhD in Computer Science at MIT under the supervision of Tommi Jaakkola, and MS and BSc degrees in Mathematics at Courant Institute NYU and ITAM.