Robert Baraldi

  • Program Years: 2017-2021
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Applied Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: Aleksandr Aravkin
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2018)
    Argonne National Laboratory (2020)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 2016

Current Status


Christopher Liu, Donsub Rim, Robert Baraldi, Randall LeVeque (2021), Comparison of Machine Learning Approaches for Tsunami Forecasting from Sparse Observations, Pure and Applied Geophysics (submitted).

Aleksandr Aravkin, Robert Baraldi, Dominique Orban (2021), A Proximal Quasi-Newton Trust-Region Method for Nonsmooth Regularized Optimization, SIAM Journal on Optimization (submitted).

Robert Baraldi, Rajiv Kumar, Aleksandr Aravkin (2019), Basis Pursuit Denoise with Nonsmooth Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 67(22): 5811-5823.

Robert Baraldi, Carl Ulberg, Rajiv Kumar, Kenneth Creager, Aleksandr Aravkin (2019), Relaxation Algorithms for matrix completion, with applications to seismic travel-time data interpolation", Inverse Problems 35(10):105009.

R Baraldi, K Cross, C McChesney, L Poag, E Thorpe, KB Flores, HT Banks (2014) Uncertainty quantification for a model of HIV-1 patient response to antiretroviral therapy interruptions. Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, 2753-2758

HT Banks, R Baraldi, K Cross, KB Flores, C McChesney, L Poag, E Thorpe (2015) Uncertainty quantification in modeling HIV viral mechanics. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 12(5): 937-964.

H.T. Banks, R. Baraldi, K. Flores. (2015) Optimal Design for Minimizing Uncertainty in Dynamic Equilibrium Systems. Eurasian Journal of Mathematical and Computer Applications 3, 20-43. Unofficial copy -

K Adoteye, HT Banks, R Baraldi, KB Flores, J Nardini, WC Thompson. (2015) Correlation of Parameter Estimators for Models Admitting Multiple Parametrizations. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics 105(3): 497-522.

HT Banks, R Baraldi, KB Flores, M Stemkovski. (2016) Validation of a Mathematical Model for Green Algae (Raphidocelis subcapitata) Growth and Implications for a Coupled Dynamical System with Daphnia Magna. Applied Sciences 6(5): 155.

HT Banks, R Baraldi, J Catenacci, N Myers. (2016) Parameter Estimation Using Unidentified Individual Data in Individual Based Models. Math. Model. Nat. Phenom.
Vol. 11, No. 6, 2016, pp. 103-121. Unofficial copy -


Boeing Fellowship (2016-2017 year)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (awarded 2017 - declined)
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (awarded 2017 - accepted)
2021 Sandia National Lab John von Neumann Postdoctoral Fellowship