Virag Shah

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Postdoctoral Researcher
Microsoft Research - Inria Joint Center
Palaiseau, France

About Me

Starting Jan 2016, I am Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research - Inria Joint center, hosted by Dr. Laurent Massoulie, Dr. Marc Lelarge, and Dr. Milan Vojnovic.

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, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

Research Summary

  • System optimization and algorithm design for scalable cloud computing systems

  • Active learning in online matching markets