Ananth Balashankar
Ph.D Candidate
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
60 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10011.

ananth(at)nyu(dot)edu

I'm a final year Ph.D candidate in Computer Science advised by Prof. Lakshminarayanan Subramanian at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Dr. Alex Beutel, Staff Research Scientist at Google. I'm interested in Interpretable Machine Learning and applying ML in the domains of natural language, privacy, socio-economics and healthcare.

Prior to this, I worked as a Software Engineer at Google for 3 years where I worked on recommendations at Google Play Store and the Play Developer Console in Mountain View and London. In 2014, I graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur with B.Tech/M.Tech in Computer Science advised by Prof. Niloy Ganguly.

Honors

  1. Sep, 2019: Sponsored as a Student Research Scholar as part of the Google Student Research Advisorship Program.
  2. May, 2019: Recieved the NYU Harold Grad Memorial Prize for outstanding performance and promise as a graduate student.
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