Zak Mhammedi

Zak Mhammedi

Postdoctoral Associate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

I am a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT working with Sasha Rakhlin on theoretical problems in machine learning spanning Reinforcement Learning, Controls, and Optimization. Before that, I was a PhD student in computer science at the Australian National University, advised by Bob Williamson and Wouter Koolen.


  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Control Theory
  • Optimization


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2021

    Australian National University

  • MPhil in Computer Science, 2016-2017

    The University of Melbourne