Venkatesh Saligrama

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
8 St. Mary’s St Boston, Room 438

Venkatesh Saligrama joined the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in 2001, where he explores problems arising in machine learning, statistical signal processing, and control and information theory. His recent research has focused on machine learning under budget constraints, identifying racial and gender bias in AI systems, and developing new tools for video analytics in highly cluttered and urban scenarios. An elected fellow of the IEEE, he is a past recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award, NSF CAREER Award, and Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award. He has edited a book, published dozens of widely-cited articles and papers in leading journals and conference proceedings, and is incoming chair of the Big Data Special Interest Group of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He received his doctorate and master’s degree from MIT and his bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.

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