Aarti Singh

Associate Professor

A. Nico Habermann Faculty Chair 2013-2016
Machine Learning Department
Carnegie Mellon University


Note for Prospective students: I can only advise students who have been admitted to the School of Computer Science at CMU. The admissions are decided by a separate committee. I cannot evaluate your chances of being admitted or working with me prior to the admissions committee decision. If you have been admitted to CMU and would like to work with me, please send me an email with your CV and briefly describe your research interests. I do not offer summer internships.

My group actively participates in the weekly Statistical Machine Learning Reading Group.

Current advisees

PhD students:

Yining Wang

Simon Du

YJ Choe

Masters students:

David Isenberg

Jayanth Koushik

Tianshu Ren

Haowen Sun

Undergraduate students:

Vivek Nangia


Gautam Dasarathy

Former advisees

PhD students:

Martin Azizyan
PhD work: High-Dimensional Analysis of Unsupervised Learning Problems

Aaditya Ramdas (co-advised with Larry Wasserman)
Postdoc @ UC Berkeley
Thesis: Computational and Statistical Advances in Testing and Learning
Best Thesis Award, Statistics Department, CMU

Akshay Krishnamurthy
Asst. Prof. @ UMass Amherst (Fall'16); Postdoc @ MSR NY
Thesis: Interactive Algorithms for Unsupervised Machine Learning

James Sharpnack
Asst. Prof. @ UC Davis; Postdoc @ UCSD
Thesis: Graph structured normal means inference

I have also worked closesly with Sivaraman Balakrishnan, Mladen Kolar, and Min Xu.

Undergraduate students:

Jong Hyuk (Jay) Park
(now: Research assistant, CMU)
Yahoo! Undergraduate Research Award Runner-Up

Madeleine Clute
(now: Google, NY)

Tongbo Huang
(now: Software engineer, Pinterest)