Inderjit S. Dhillon's Brief Biography
Brief Biography

Inderjit Dhillon is the Gottesman Family Centennial Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at UT Austin, where he is also the Director of the ICES Center for Big Data Analytics. Currently he is on leave from UT Austin and is a Distinguished Scientist at Google. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Distinguished Scientist at Amazon, and headed the Amazon Research Lab in Berkeley, California, where he and his team developed and deployed state-of-the-art machine learning methods for Amazon Search. His main research interests are in machine learning, big data, deep learning, network analysis, linear algebra and optimization. He received his B.Tech. degree from IIT Bombay, and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. Inderjit has received several awards, including the ICES Distinguished Research Award, the SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize, the Moncrief Grand Challenge Award, the SIAM Linear Algebra Prize, the University Research Excellence Award, and the NSF Career Award. He has published over 200 journal and conference papers, and has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Machine Learning Research, the IEEE Transactions of Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning and the SIAM Journal for Matrix Analysis and Applications. Inderjit is an ACM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, a SIAM Fellow, an AAAS Fellow and a AAAI Fellow.

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Department of Computer Science University of Texas at Austin