Ambuj Tewari

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Assistant Professor of Statistics
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Department of Statistics
University of Michigan
1085 South University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107

Office Location(s): 454 West Hall
Phone: 734.615.0928
Fax: 734.763.4676
tewaria@umich.edu
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  • About

    Dr. Tewari's primary area of research is machine learning. He likes working on the mathematical foundations of machine learning algorithms as well as finding new application areas for machine learning. Topics he has worked on recently include statistical learning theory, online learning, bandit problems, reinforcement learning, high-dimensional statistics, and optimization for large-scale learning. He is also working on applications of machine learning to problems in behavioral sciences, computational chemistry, computational biology, learning sciences and complex networks

    A full list of publications is available at Dr. Tewari's personal website.

    Affiliations

    Assistant Professor of Statistics 

    Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (by courtesy)

    Fields of Study
    • Machine learning
    • Statistical learning theory
    • Optimization
    • Networks

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Computer Science with Designated Emphasis in Communication, Computation and Statistics, University of California at Berkeley (2007)
    • M.A., Statistics, University of California at Berkeley (2005)
    • B. Tech., Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (2002)
  • Awards
    • Best Paper Award, Annual Conference on Learning Theory (COLT), 2011
    • Student Paper Award, Annual Conference on Learning Theory (COLT), 2005
    • Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) Award, NBHM, Government of India, 1997
    • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship, NCERT, Government of India, 1996