Dr. Yousefian receives a New DOE Grant on Randomized Federated Learning

Congratulations to Dr. Farzad Yousefian on being awarded a $400,000 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for his project titled “Randomized Federated Learning Methods for Nonsmooth, Nonconvex, and Hierarchical Optimization.” This project is in collaboration with Dr. Uday V. Shanbhag from Penn State University (09/2022 – 08/2024, Rutgers’ portion: $214K, total: $400K).