Laurent El Ghaoui


Professor, EECS and IEOR Departments
Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research
UC Berkeley
421 Sutardja Dai Hall

Office hours, Fall 2019: TTh 2-3pm.

Research interests

  • Robust optimization.

  • Machine learning and statistics, with emphasis on sparsity issues.

  • New computational models and algorithms for neural nets.

Selected recent publications

  • Askari, Armin, Geoffrey Negiar, Rajiv Sambharya, and Laurent El Ghaoui. Lifted Neural Networks. Arxiv preprint (2018).

  • New book: G.C. Calafiore and L. El Ghaoui. Optimization Models. Cambridge University Press. Oct. 2014.


  • Internet: elghaoui at berkeley dot edu.

  • Address: 421 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley. Directions to my office.

  • Office/Fax: No telephone line is available.