I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Mathematical Institute for Data Science at Johns Hopkins University.

Broadly, I am interested in computational methods for extracting information from data. In particular I am interested in

- Optimization for data science
- Machine learning and optimization
- Representation learning and graph neural networks

Contact email: soledad.villar@jhu.edu

**Seminars and conferences **

- One world MINDS seminar
- Cibercoloquio Latinoamericano de Matemáticas (in Spanish, and sometimes Portuguese)
- DeepMath conference