Abdulrahman Kalbat

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Abdulrahman Kalbat
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering Department
United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Office: Building F1, office 1167
Phone: +971-3-713-5121
Email: akalbat [at] uaeu.ac.ae


  • December 2016: New solver (implemented in C++ ) for large-scale semidefinite programs: “Sparse SDP Solver

  • September 2016: Offering three sections in Fall 2016 (see Teaching)

  • August 2016: Received an award from UAE University in recognition of the fast completion of my PhD in Columbia University.

  • February 2016: Joined the United Arab Emirates University as an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department.

  • November 2015: I successfully defended my PhD thesis “Distributed and Large-Scale Optimization”.

  • July 2015: Talk at the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP) on Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Sparse Semidefinite Programs.

  • May 2015: I successfully passed the PhD Thesis Proposal/Prospectus Examination.

  • January 2015: I passed the Doctoral Qualifying Examination which is required by the Electrical Engineering Department

  • January 2014: I started my PhD program in Electrical Engineering in Columbia University.

  • January 2014: I received the MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.