I am a Postdoctoral scholar at the Melady Lab mentored by Prof. Yan Liu in the Computer Science Department, Viterbi School of Engineering, at the University of Southern California.

I undertook my doctoral studies with Prof. Jarvis Haupt in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. [Curriculum Vitae]

Areas of interest

| Statistical Machine Learning | Optimization | Design of Provable Learning Algorithms | Time Series Analysis | Interpretability | Knowledge Representations |

Publications

Talks/Posters

  • "Provable Online Dictionary Learning and Sparse Coding",
    Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop,
    San Diego, CA Feb. 2019
  • "Lidar-based Topological Mapping & Localization via Tensor Decompositions.",
    ECE Seminar on Signal Processing, Information Theory, and Communications
    GlobalSIP, Anaheim, CA November 2018
  • "Provable Online Dictionary Learning and Matrix Factorization.",
    ECE Seminar on Signal Processing, Information Theory, and Communications
    Digital Technology Center, Minneapolis, MN September 2018
  • "Target-Based Hyper Spectral Demixing via Generalized Robust PCA.",
    ECE Seminar on Signal Processing, Information Theory, and Communications
    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN., March, 2018
  • "Target-Based Hyper Spectral Demixing via Generalized Robust PCA.",
    ECE Seminar on Signal Processing, Information Theory, and Communications
    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN., March, 2018
  • "Provably Recovering Patterns from Data: Matrix to Tensors",
    Yahoo! Research, San Jose, CA, November 2017
  • "Dictionary based Generalization of Robust PCA",
    GlobalSIP, Washington D.C. December 2016
  • "Semi-Blind Source Separation via Sparse Approximation & Online Dictionary Learning.",
    Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems & Computers, Pacific Grove, CA., November 2013

Experience






Science Advisor

Intellectual Property Litigation

(2013-2014)





Engineering Intern (R&D)

Summer 2011 & 2012

🏆 SciTechsperience Intern



Intern

Networked Control Systems Lab.

Summer 2009

Education



Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
(2014 - 2019)

🏆 ECE Departmental Fellowship (2014-2015)

M.S. Electrical Engineering
(2010 - 2012)

B.Tech.
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
(2006 - 2010)

🏆 Placed Third in the university

🏆 Proficiency Award for Academic Excellence (2006-07 & 2009-10)



Senior School Certificate

🏆 Prabha Kapoor Memorial Award

Technical Service

  • Session Co-Chair, Reinforcement Learning, Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, 2019
  • Session Co-Chair, High-dimensional Statistics, Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, 2019
  • Session Chair, Deep learning-based Signal Processing for Wireless Communication, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), 2018
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (T-SP) 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) 2016, 2018
  • Reviewer, Signal Processing Letters, 2017
  • Reviewer, SIAM Journal of Imaging Sciences, 2017
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (T-II) 2017
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2015, 2016