Professor Anima Anandkumar

Anima

Position

Bren Professor of Computing, California Institute of Technology and Director of ML Research at NVIDIA

Anima Anandkumar is a Bren Professor at the California Institute of Technology and Director of ML Research at NVIDIA. She was previously a Principal Scientist at Amazon Web Services. 

Anima has received several honours such as Alfred. P. Sloan Fellowship, the NSF Career Award, the Young Investigator Awards from DoD and Faculty Fellowships from Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Adobe.

She is part of the World Economic Forum's Expert Network and is passionate about designing principled AI algorithms and applying them in interdisciplinary applications. Her research focus is on unsupervised AI, optimisation and tensor methods.