Sr. Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Adjunct Faculty, IIT Kanpur
Contact: Microsoft Research Lab, “Vigyan”
#9, Lavelle Road
Bangalore 560 001 India
I am a member of the Machine Learning and Optimization and the Algorithms and Data Sciences Group at Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India. My research interests are in machine learning, non-convex optimization, high-dimensional statistics, and optimization algorithms in general. I am also interested in applications of machine learning to privacy, computer vision, text mining and natural language processing.
Earlier, I completed my PhD at the University of Texas at Austin under Prof. Inderjit S. Dhillon.
Talk on "SGD-- Marrying Theory and Practice" at TIFR Workshop on Learning Theory slides9 December 2019
Presented three papers at Neurips 201919 November 2019
Gave keynote at ACML 201913 October 2019
Shishir presented our paper at UIST 201914 August 2019
Spotlight Talk at IJCAI 201925 June 2019
Presented our paper on last-point of SGD at COLT 201910 June 2019
Presented two papers at ICML 201913 March 2019
Gave keynote at IISc AI Day8 January 2019
Three papers to appear at AISTATS 2019.