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Akash Saha

Research Scholar                                                              

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Prof. P. Balamurugan

Research Area

Supervised Learning Problems for Functional Data


Akash Saha and P. Balamurugan, “Learning with Operator-valued Kernels in Reproducing Kernel Krein Spaces”, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), vol. 33, 2020. (Accepted for Oral Presentation with acceptance rate: 1.1% (105/9454))

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. (2018- present) Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • M.Sc in Industrial Mathematics (2012-2014) IIT Roorkee, Roorkee
  • B.Sc (Hons.) in Mathematics (2009-2012) Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Workshop/Summer School

  • Attended LinkedIn-MSR-IISc Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in Machine Learning (FATE-ML) 2020 at IISc, Bengaluru.
  • Participated in Statistical Physics of Machine Learning 2020 held in ICTS Bangalore,
  • Attended Indo-French Center for Applied Mathematics (IFCAM) Summer School Workshop on "Mathematics for Data Science" at IISc, Bengaluru from July 15-27, 2019.

Teaching Assistantship

IE 643 - Deep Learning: Theory and Practice, July 2020 to December 2020 with Prof. P. Balamurugan.

IE 663 - Advanced Topics in Deep Learning, January 2020 to May 2020 with Prof. P. Balamurugan.

IE 643 - Deep Learning: Theory and Practice, July 2019 to December 2019 with Prof. P. Balamurugan.

IE 614 - Linear Systems, January 2019 to May 2019 with Prof. P. Balamurugan.

IE 503 - Operations Analysis, July 2018 to December 2018 with Prof. N. Rangaraj.

Courses (C-Credit, A-Audit, NC-Non Credit)

Autumn 2019: Foundations of Machine Learning (A)

Spring 2018: Integer Programming: Theory and Computations (A)

Autumn 2018: Optimization Techniques (C), Introduction to Stochastic Models (C), Deep Learning: Theory and Practice (C), Seminar (C)

Spring 2017: Decision Analysis and Game Theory (C), Industrial Scheduling (C), IEOR for Health Care (C), OR Applications in Infrastructural and Service Sectors (C), Communication Skills-I (NC), Communication Skills-II (NC)


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