Florent Krzakala is a full professor at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. His research interests include Statistical Physics, Machine Learning, Statistics, Signal Processing, Computer Science and Computational Optics. He leads the IdePHIcs “Information, Learning and Physics" laboratory in the Physics and Electric Engineering departments in EPFL. He is also the founder and scientific advisor of the startup Lighton.

Interests

- Statistical Physics
- Machine learning
- Probability and Statistics
- Computer Science
- Information theory
- Inference on graphs
- Random Constraint Optimization
- Computational optics

Education

Postdoc, 2004

Roma La Sapienza

PhD in Statistical Physics, 2002

Orsay, Paris XI, France

MSc in Physics, 1999

Orsay, France