About Me

I am currently working at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur as an assistant professor. I am a Dr. Deep Singh and Daljeet Kaur Faculty Fellow at the department.

Research Interests

I work in the areas of optimization, including online and stochastic optimization techniques, and non convex optimization, statistical learning theory, high dimensional statistics, as well as applications to machine learning problems such as kernel methods and extreme multi-label learning.

My Resume [pdf].

Employment

I was previously working at Microsoft Research India as a Post-doctoral Researcher working with the Machine Learning, Natural Language Systems and Applications (MLN) Group.

Employment History
  • Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, IIT Kanpur, September 2015 - present.

  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research India Pvt. Ltd., Jul 2013 - August 2015.

  • Doctoral Research Intern, Microsoft Research India Pvt. Ltd., May 2012 - Aug 2012.

Education

I was a Ph.D. student at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur working under the joint supervision of Prof. Harish C. Karnick and Prof. Manindra Agrawal. During this period I also worked closely with Dr. Prateek Jain (Microsoft Research India) and Prof. Bharath Sriperumbudur (Pennsylvania State University).

Educational Qualifications
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2008-2013 (degree awarded 2014), CPI - 9.60.

  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2004-2008, CPI - 9.90.

  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination, Bal Bharati Public School, 2004, Aggregate - 93.4%.

  • All India Secondary School Examination, Bal Bharati Public School, 2002, Aggregate - 94.8%.

Trivia

My Erdös number is 4
Me > Ambuj Tewari > Nathan Srebro > Noga Alon > Paul Erdös