Julian Katz-Samuels

330 North Orchard Street, Room 3160F
Madison WI 53715
Preferred pronouns: he/him/his
Joined WID: 2021

Developing adaptive learning algorithms that are data-efficient and scalable


Julian Katz-Samuels is from New York state. He is an avid and relentlessly optimistic New York Knicks fan. He enjoys playing basketball, playing poker, and discussing politics.


  •  PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan
  •  BA, Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Chicago

Research Description

Julian Katz-Samuels' research focuses on designing algorithms for interactive learning, where the algorithm collects data and makes decisions based on previously observed feedback. He has worked in areas ranging from multi-armed bandits and linear bandits to active classification.