Petros Valettas

Petros Valettas

Petros Valettas, Assistant Professor

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Biography

Petros Valettas is an assistant professor in the mathematics, with a joint appointment in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Missouri. He was previously a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M University, College Station. His research interests lie in the study of high-dimensional structures, which arise in mathematics and applied fields, using analytic, geometric and probabilistic methods. The main focus is on the concentration of measure phenomenon, super-concentration and their applications in high-dimensional geometry and data analysis. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Education

  • PhD from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • MSc from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • BS from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Technical Focus

High-dimensional Probability
Convex Geometry
Applications in Data Science

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