I am an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Harvard. I received my PhD in mathematics from Stanford, where I was fortunate to be advised by Andrea Montanari and Sébastien Bubeck. My research interests are a mix of probability and machine learning.
Recent and Selected PapersSee my research page for a full list of papers with accompanying videos and slides.
B. Huang and M. Sellke. Strong Topological Trivialization of Multi-Species Spherical Spin Glasses
A. E. Alaoui, A. Montanari and M. Sellke. Shattering in Pure Spherical Spin Glasses
M. Sellke. The Threshold Energy of Low Temperature Langevin Dynamics for Pure Spherical Spin Glasses
B. Huang and M. Sellke. Algorithmic Threshold for Multi-Species Spherical Spin Glasses
M. Sellke. Almost Quartic Lower Bound for the Fröhlich Polaron's Effective Mass via Gaussian Domination
A. E. Alaoui, A. Montanari and M. Sellke. Sampling from the Sherrington-Kirkpatrick Gibbs measure via Algorithmic Stochastic Localization
B. Huang and M. Sellke. Tight Lipschitz Hardness for Optimizing Mean Field Spin Glasses
S. Bubeck and M. Sellke. A Universal Law of Robustness via Isoperimetry
Journal of the ACM, Vol. 70 (2023) no. 2, Article 10, 1-18
Conference version in NeurIPS 2021. Awarded Outstanding Paper.
M. Sellke. Cutoff for the Asymmetric Riffle Shuffle
Annals of Probability, Vol. 50 (2022) no. 6, 2244-2287
M. Sellke and A. Slivkins. The Price of Incentivizing Exploration: A Characterization via Thompson Sampling and Sample Complexity
Operations Research. Extended abstract in EC 2021.
M. Sellke. Chasing Convex Bodies Optimally
GAFA Seminar Notes.
Conference version in SODA 2020. Awarded Best Paper and Best Student Paper.