Raaz RSK Dwivedi

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Graduate Student, MS/PhD
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley

email: raaz.rsk@eecs.berkeley.edu
office: BLISS, 264 Cory Hall, Berkeley (google maps)

Brief Biography

I am a second year graduate student in EECS Department at University of California, Berkeley (UCB), advised by Prof. Martin Wainwright and Prof. Bin Yu. I am currently supported by Berkeley Fellowship.

I graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT) with a B. Tech. (Honors) in Electrical Engineering and Minors in Mathematics in 2014.

I was also fortunate to get an opportunity to work with Prof. V. S. Borkar on several projects during my undergraduate studies. Prior to that, I also worked under the able guidance of Prof. Pradeep Nair and Prof. Juzer Vasi.

I was awarded the President of India Gold Medal (summa cum laude), Institute Silver Medal and Best B. Tech Project Award during my graduation at IIT Bombay.

Prior to joining UC Berkeley, I worked for a year at WorldQuant Research, India at Mumbai as Senior Quantitative Researcher.

Research Interests

My current interests include the interplay of High Dimensional Statistics, Monte Carlo Methods and Optimization.


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