University of Texas at Austin
Umberto E. Villa




phone 512 232-3453

office POB 4.252

Umberto E. Villa

Research Scientist Optimization, Inversion, Machine Learning, and Uncertainty for Complex Systems

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Umberto Villa joined the Oden Institute in 2022 from Washington University in St Louis, where he was a Research Assistant Professor of Electrical & Systems Engineering.

He obtained his PhD in Mathematics (computational and applied mathematics track) in 2012 from Emory University (Atlanta, GA, USA) with Dr. Alessandro Veneziani serving as his advisor. Dr. Villa completed his postdoctoral training at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA, USA) under the mentorship of Dr. Panayot Vassilevski.