Virag Shah

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Postdoctoral Scholar
Management Science and Engg. Department
Stanford University
California, USA

About Me

Since Nov 2017, I am a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University, hosted by Ramesh Johari and Jose Blanchett.

I was Visiting Faculty at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay from Aug 2017 to Oct 2017. From Jan 2016 to July 2017 I was Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research - Inria Joint center, hosted by Dr. Laurent Massoulie.

Prior to this, I was Simons Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin hosted by Prof. Francois Baccelli in Fall of 2015. I obtained my PhD at The University of Texas at Austin in August 2015 under supervision of Prof. Gustavo de Veciana.

I have also held research positions at Bell Labs New Jersey, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

Research Interests

  • Machine learning and its business applications

  • Algorithm design for online platforms

  • Scalable performance in cloud computing systems