Headshot of Aaron Defazio
Headshot of Aaron Defazio


Aaron Defazio

Research Scientist

Born in Australia, I completed my undergraduate studies at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, where I completed a bachelor’s in computer science (hons). I received a University Medal for graduating at the top of my class. I did my PhD on “New Optimization Methods for Machine Learning” at ANU in Australia in collaboration with the research group NICTA/DATA61. I have experience working on applied problems as a consultant data scientist, as well as basic research.


Optimization, bayesian techniques, graph structure inference, and data science