Brendon G. Anderson

Brendon G. Anderson 

Brendon G. Anderson

Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Berkeley

Email: bganderson (at)

Office: 6112 Etcheverry Hall

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I am on the academic job market as of Fall 2023. Please feel free to reach out if you know of relevant open positions, or if you'd like to get to know me and my research.


I am a Ph.D. candidate at UC Berkeley, where I work closely with my advisor Professor Somayeh Sojoudi on interdisciplinary problems in optimization, machine learning, control theory, and game theory. Please see my CV for more on my background, including awards, professional activities, and outreach.

Research interests: I am interested in the development and analysis of safe and reliable computational methods by applying rigorous mathematics to interdisciplinary problems in the areas of optimization, machine learning, control theory, and game theory. My latest projects surround provable safety for neural networks using robust optimization theory, stability guarantees for infinite-dimensional evolutionary games using functional analysis, and robust control of distributed systems using optimal transport theory. I encourage you to look at my publications for more details.

Fun fact: I have an Erdős number of \(3\) (Paul Erdős \(\sim\) Fan Chung \(\sim\) Andrea Bertozzi \(\sim\) Brendon G. Anderson).