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Welcome to my personal homepage! I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biomathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. My advisor is Kenneth Lange. My research is in high-dimensional statistics, optimization theory, and genomic technology. Check out the tabs for current news, my CV, and contact information.


  • New manuscript: Proximal Distance Algorithms Proximal distance algorithms are a class of proximal gradient algorithms with a squared distance penalty. Merging exact penalization with distance majorization yields proximal gradient algorithms that can perform optimization over ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 12:38 PM by Kevin Keys
  • Seattle in August I will be in Seattle in early August, first for a data science workshop hosted by the UW eScience Institute, and then for JSM 2015. At JSM 2015 I present ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2015, 7:06 PM by Kevin Keys
  • New publication in ICM 2014 Our paper on proximal distance algorithms is available in the Proceedings of the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (Seoul, South Korea).The proceedings are available at the conference website. Our ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2015, 4:03 PM by Kevin Keys
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