I am an Applied Scientist II at Amazon Search. I am a part of team MIDAS lead by Inderjit Dhillon and I am lucky to work with excellent colleagues including Sujay Sanghavi, Arya Mazumdar and Hsiang-Fu Yu. Currently, I am working on various topics including extreme multi-label learning for search and reinforcement learning for search.
I received my Bachelors degree in ECE, IIT Kharagpur in 2013. I have spent most of my childhood in Durgapur and Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Over the course of my PhD, I have been lucky to work with excellent collaborators on a variety of problems in the areas of bandit problems [A,B,C], statistical testing [A,B,C], black-box optimization with applications to hyper-parameter tuning [A], queuing systems with learnable parameters [A] and GANs [A]. Here is my resume.
PhD in Machine Learning, 2019
The University of Texas at Austin
B.Tech. in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering, 2013
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur