Utkan Candogan
PhD Candidate
Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
E-mail: [FirstName]@caltech.edu

About Me
I am a fourth year graduate student in the Electrical Engineering Department at Caltech, where I am advised by Prof. Venkat Chandrasekaran. Before coming to Caltech, I completed my BS degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor degree in Mathematics at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. You can find a current version of my resume here.

Research Interests
My main research interests lie in the domain of convex optimization, with a hint of graph theory. More specifically, I aim at utilizing convex optimization methods for solving hard graph problems.

Finding Planted Graphs using the Schur-Horn Orbitope, with Venkat Chandrasekaran. Submitted.

Teaching Assistant for Statistical Inference, Winter 2015.
Teaching Assistant for Mathematical Optimization, Fall 2015 and Fall 2016.

Last Updated
February 2017