Ashwin Pananjady

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Ashwin Pananjady is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) at the University of California Berkeley. He received the B.Tech. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

His research interests lie broadly in statistics, information theory, and optimization, as well as their applications in data science, machine learning, and reinforcement learning. He is a recipient of the inaugural Lawrence D. Brown Ph.D. student award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize for his dissertation research (EECS, UC Berkeley), a Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship in Probability, Geometry and Computation in High Dimensions, an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor award from UC Berkeley, and the Governor's Gold Medal from IIT Madras.

On January 1, 2021 Ashwin will join ISyE and ECE at Georgia Tech as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.

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