Pacific Interdisciplinary hub on Optimal Transport: 2021 - 2024

The Pacific Interdisciplinary hub on Optimal Transport (PIHOT) is a Collaborative Research Group examining the research and applications of Optimal Transportation across a wide audience of researchers, students, industry, policy makers and the general public. 


CRG Organizers

  • Young-Heon Kim - University of British Columbia
  • Soumik Pal - University of Washington
  • Brendan Pass - University of Alberta


The Kantorovich Initiative is a dedicated website to help foster a community around the topic of Optimal Transportation.


  • 19-Jun-22
  • 1-Jul-22
  • 2-Dec-21

PIHOT CRG Seminar: Guillaume Carlier

Estimating transport distances via Stein's method [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 21-Oct-21

PIHOT CRG Seminar: Bamdad Hosseini

Conditional Sampling with Block-Triangular Transport Maps [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 30-Sep-21

PIHOT CRG Seminar: Jan-Christian Hutter

Finite sample rates for optimal transport estimation problems [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 20-Jun-21
  • 25-Jun-21

Entropic Regularization of Optimal Transport and Applications

The Banff International Research Station will host the "Entropic Regularization of Optimal Transport and Applications" workshop in Banff from June 20 to June 25, 2021.   more››

Scientific Event

  • 6-May-21

PIHOT CRG Seminar: Guillaume Carlier

Remarks on multi-marginals entropic optimal transport and Sinkhorn algorithm [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 25-Mar-21

PHIOT CRG Seminar: Giovanni Conforti

Searching for the most likely evolution   more››

Scientific Event

  • 25-Feb-21

PHIOT CRG Seminar: Aaron Palmer

Stochastic Optimal Transport, Control Theory, and PDEs   more››

Scientific Event

  • 29-Jan-21
  • 30-Jan-21

PIHOT CRG Kickoff Event

This event is a kickoff meeting for the PIHOT Collaborative Research Group. The event will take place via zoom. Please join the mailing list for   more››

Scientific Event