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Reza Gheissari

PhD, New York University


Reza Gheissari received his PhD from New York University in 2019. After an appointment as a Miller Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley, he joined the faculty of Northwestern in 2022.

Gheissari works on probability theory and its applications. In particular, he is interested in static and dynamic behavior of spin systems from statistical physics, and relations of probability to sampling, optimization, and learning problems in high dimensions.