Aarti Singh

Associate Professor

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


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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
co-advised with Barnabas Poczos


Yifan Wu


Yichong Xu
co-advised with Artur Dubrawski


Jayanth Koushik
co-advised with Mike Tarr


Ivan Stelmakh
co-advised with Nihar Shah


Masters students:

Vivek Nangia


Undergraduate students:

Hanqi Sun


Langxuan Su


Hariank Muthakana



Former advisees

PhD students:


Martin Azizyan
Deceased
Thesis: 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.


Masters students:

YJ Choe
(next: PhD student, joint Stat-ML - on leave)

Chiqun Zhang
(PhD student, CEE CMU)

Jayanth Koushik
(next: PhD student, PNC CMU)

Tianshu Ren
(next: Software Engineer, Facebook)


Undergraduate students:

Vivek Nangia
(next: Masters student, MLD CMU)

David Isenberg
(next: Data scientist, Litbit)

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

Madeleine Clute
(next: Software engineer, Google)

Tongbo Huang
(next: Software engineer, Pinterest)


Postdocs:

Gautam Dasarathy
Postdoc @ Rice