Vinith Misra

Embarrassing headshot of Vinith 

Vinith Misra
IBM Watson Group
Almaden Research Center, San Jose

“Please accept my resignation. I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.”  —  Groucho Marx


email: <Starts with “v” and ends with “inith”>
twitter (apologies): @VinMisra

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Vinith Misra is currently a research staff member in IBM's Watson Group, working with various aspects of machine learning, information theory, and probabilistic modeling. He is reasonably competent at proving, coding, and communicating. He helps out with HBO's “Silicon Valley.”

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Vinith Misra is a research staff member in IBM's Watson Group. Previously, he was a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Stanford University's Department of Electrical Engineering, under the supervision of Prof. Tsachy Weissman. His research interests, which include information theory, machine learning, and signal processing, are often located at the intersection of theory and practice. He is a recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship, the National Science and Defense Graduate Fellowship, and MIT's David Adler Memorial Thesis Prize. Since 2013, he has served as a technical consultant to the HBO series “Silicon Valley,” which has been one surreal request after another.

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