Augusto Gerolin


Augusto Gerolin
Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair

Room: STM 357
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2057
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Augusto Gerolin is a Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence at the Interface of Chemistry and Mathematics and is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the uOttawa Departments of Mathematics and Statistics and of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences. He is a member of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS).

Previously, he was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at the Theoretical Chemistry section of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands). He obtained his PhD degree at the University of Pisa (Italy). Gerolin's research interests include Optimal Transport Theory, Mathematical Physics, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry and Mathematical aspects of Machine Learning Theory. 

Fields of Interest

  • Optimal Transport Theory
  • Gradient Flows in the space of probability measures
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Density Functional Theory
  • One-body Reduced Density Matrix Functional Theory
  • Mathematical Aspects of Machine Learning Theory  
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