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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Anima Anandkumar

Anima Anandkumar
Faculty member, UC Irvine


Anima Anandkumar is a principal scientist at Amazon Web Services. Anima is currently on leave from UC Irvine, where she is an associate professor. Her research interests are in the areas of large-scale machine learning, nonconvex optimization, and high-dimensional statistics. In particular, she has been spearheading the development and analysis of tensor algorithms. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at MIT and a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research New England. Anima is the recipient of several awards, including the Alfred. P. Sloan fellowship, the Microsoft faculty fellowship, the Google research award, the ARO and AFOSR Young Investigator awards, the NSF CAREER Award, the Early Career Excellence in Research Award at UCI, the Best Thesis Award from the ACM SIGMETRICS society, the IBM Fran Allen PhD fellowship, and several best paper awards. She has been featured in a number of forums, such as the Quora ML session, Huffington Post, Forbes, and O’Reilly Media. Anima holds a BTech in electrical engineering from IIT Madras and a PhD from Cornell University.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, March 16, 2017
Secondary topics:  Cloud, Deep learning, Hardcore Data Science
Anima Anandkumar (UC Irvine)
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Anima Anandkumar demonstrates how to use preconfigured Deep Learning AMIs and CloudFormation templates on AWS to help speed up deep learning development and shares use cases in computer vision and natural language processing. Read more.
11:50am12:30pm Thursday, March 16, 2017
Location: Table B
Anima Anandkumar (UC Irvine)
Anima hosts a lively hour of discussion about large-scale machine learning and machine learning at Amazon web services. Read more.