Dr. Varun Kanade

Varun Kanade is a Research Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, Oxford University. He has been a Simons Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and an FSMP postdoctoral fellow at ENS, Paris. He obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2012. His research interests are in machine learning and theoretical computer science. At the ATI, his research will focus on mathematical foundations of machine learning, in particular computational and statistical tradeoffs and improving our understanding of methods that have been successful in practice.