dyunis [at] ttic [dot] edu


Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
PhD Student
Advisor: Karen Livescu
Chicago, IL, USA
September 2019 -
University of Chicago
BS in Mathematics and BS in Molecular Engineering
GPA: 3.8/4.0
Chicago, IL, USA
September 2015 - March 2019


C. Schaff, D. Yunis, A. Chakrabarti, and M. Walter, "Jointly Learning to construct and Control Agents using Deep Reinforcement Learning," in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada, May 2019.
C. Schaff, D. Yunis, A. Chakrabarti, and M. Walter, "Jointly Optimizing Placement and Inference for Beacon-Based Localization," in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada, September 2017.


Jointly Learning to Construct and Control Agents using Deep Reinforcement Learning, Midwest Robotics Workshop (MWRW), Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Chicago, IL, USA
June 2018


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship April 2019


TTIC 31070 Convex Optimization 2020
TTIC 31150 Mathematical Toolkit 2019
TTIC 31020 Introduction to Machine Learning 2019
STAT 32950 Multivariate Statistical Analysis 2018
TTIC 31250 Introduction to the Theory of Machine Learning 2018
TTIC 31230 Fundamentals of Deep Learning 2018
TTIC 31010 Algorithms 2018
TTIC 31240 Self-driving Vehicles: Models and Algorithms for Autonomy 2017