intelligence, machine learning; computational game theory and
economics; graphical models; computational probability and statistics;
computational biology; and computational finance. Applications to complex systems.
I am an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University (SUNY) since September 2008.
From January 2007 through June 2008, I was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (UPRM).
From September 2004 through December 2006, I held a Postdoctoral Lecturer faculty position at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
From January 2002 through August 2004, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computer and Information Science of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania, working with Professor Michael Kearns.
From October to December 2001, I was a consultant in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning at AT&T Labs-Research's Artificial Intelligence Principles Group at Shannon Labs in Florham Park, NJ.
I completed my Ph.D. (2002) and Sc.M. (1998) from the Department of Computer Science at Brown University. My adviser was Leslie Kaelbling, now at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
I obtained a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Institute of
Technology (IT) at the University of
Minnesota, Twin Cities.
My undergraduate adviser was Maria