I am a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.
I received the M.S./Dipl.Ing. degree in Communication Systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in 2001, and the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University respectively in 2004 and 2007.
My research interests include machine learning, statistics and optimization. My current focus is on high dimensional data analysis and predictive modeling, with applications including biology, environmental sciences, business and infrastructure analytics, and social media analytics.
Selected Honors and Awards:
- Gordon Wu Fellowship, Princeton University
- Best paper award, Conference on Uncertainty in Articificial Intelligence (UAI) 2013
- IBM Research Pat Goldberg Memorial best paper award, 2013.