Dr. Bharath Dandala is a research staff member in the Healthcare and Life Sciences department at IBM Watson Research. His area of specialty include machine learning, natural language Processing, and software engineering. Dr. Dandala joined the original Watson research team in 2013, after the team won the Jeopardy! TV show and shifted the research focus to adapting for healthcare domain. Dr. Dandala holds a Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from University of North Texas, and a Bachelor of Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.