Aleksander Madry is the Cadence Design Systems Professor of Computing at MIT, leads the MIT Center for Deployable Machine Learning as well as is a faculty co-lead for the MIT AI Policy Forum. His research interests span algorithms, continuous optimization, and understanding machine learning from a robustness and deployability perspectives. 

Aleksander's work has been recognized with a number of awards, including an NSF CAREER Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, an ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Honorable Mention, and Presburger Award. He received his PhD from MIT in 2011 and, prior to joining the MIT faculty, he spent time at Microsoft Research New England and on the faculty of EPFL.