Optimization, Probability and Learning (OPAL) Lab


PhD Students


Samarth Gupta

Samarth (co-advised with Prof. Osman Yagan) joined the PhD program at CMU in 2017. Before that he received B.Tech. and M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. His research interests include performance modeling of computer systems, network science and online learning.




Ankur Mallick

Ankur joined the PhD program at CMU in 2017. He received a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering and a M.Tech. in Communications and Signal Processing, both in 2016, from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Following this he spent a year at Sony Corporation, Japan, as an R&D engineer working on signal processing and machine learning algorithms for image sensors. His current research interests include development of algorithms for machine learning and distributed computations.



Jianyu Wang

Jianyu joined the PhD program at CMU in 2017. He received a Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University, China. During his undergraduate program, he has spent three months in UC Berkeley as a visiting researcher and two years working with professor Yuan Shen. His research at CMU focuses on distributed machine learning.





Masters Students


Sai Bhargav Yalamanchi

Sai Bhargav joined the ME program at CMU in 2017. He received a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Following that he spent two years building high accuracy AI based solutions for the Networks Business of Samsung Electronics in Suwon, South Korea. His current research interests include deep generative modeling and deep reinforcement learning.





Alumni


Souptik Sen: CMU INI M.S. 2018 → LinkedIn

Malhar Chaudhari: CMU ECE M.S. 2018 → Oracle

Mani Swetha Mandava: CMU ECE M.S. 2018 → NVIDIA