Andrei Cristian Ignat

Computer Science PhD Student
University of California, Santa Cruz

About Me

I am currently a part of the Machine Learning Lab at UCSC. In the past couple of years, I received my Physics BSc from Jacobs University Bremen and I have been involved in a (small) number of research projects at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence in Bremen.


Last 3 jobs

Pioneer Intern
Support Logic, Inc. - Summer 2016

First intern and third employee. Explored different clustering approaches. Helped with the planning and early implementation of the alpha stage of the product, from preprocessing, to analysis, and finally to a data exhaust scheme.

Teaching Assistant
University of California, Santa Cruz

I have served as a Teaching Assistant for CMPS101 - Algorithms and Abstract Data Types as well as CMPS242 - Machine Learning during my graduate career at UCSC.

Research Assistant
Robotics Innovation Center, Bremen - 2014 . 2015

Building and maintaining unittests for pyspace. Implementation of new nodes and maintenance of the release branch.


University of California, Santa Cruz - In Progress

Exploring different Machine Learning research tracks...

Jacobs University Bremen - 2012 . 2015

During my undergraduate education, I tried to focus on different aspects of Quantum Mechanics including Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Information Theory. For my BSc thesis, I proposed a model for Quantum Bitcoin Mining(by stitching together a huge unitary transformation) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Peter Schupp.


Comparison of Data Selection Strategies for Online Support Vector Machine Classification - Michael Krell M., Wilshusen N., Andrei Ignat C. and Kyoung Kim S. (2015)

Contact Me

I am always looking for new collaboration opportunities so don't hesitate to contact me!

1156 High Street,
Santa Cruz, CA 95064