I am an Assistant Professor with joint appointments at the Computer Science and ECE Departments in NYU Tandon.

My research focuses on developing principled, fast, and robust algorithms for diverse problems in machine learning. My work finds applications in imaging and computer vision, materials design, and transportation.

For an overview of my research and teaching profile, see here.


I am a member of the Visualization, Imaging, and Data Analysis (VIDA) Center at NYU Tandon.

I am a member of the AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture (AIIRA), which focuses on AI-enabled approaches for enhancing national (and global) food security.

I am part of the Algorithms and Foundations group at NYU Tandon.

I am also part of ai@nyu.


Until Fall 2019, I was an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Iowa State University. There I was also a recipient of the Black and Veatch Faculty Fellowship.

Prior to joining Iowa State, I was a post-doctoral associate in the Theory of Computation (TOC) group at MIT where I worked with Piotr Indyk. I received my Ph.D. at Rice University under the supervision of Rich Baraniuk.