Nihar B Shah

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Nihar B Shah

Assistant Professor

Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University (Machine Learning and Computer Science Departments)

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Machine Learning Department and Computer Science Department

Carnegie Mellon University,

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Research Interests

  • Statistical Learning and Inference


His research interests include statistics, machine learning, information theory, and game theory, with a focus on learning from people. He is a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award 2020-25, the 2017 David J. Sakrison memorial prize from EECS Berkeley for a "truly outstanding and innovative PhD thesis", the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship 2014-16, the Berkeley Fellowship 2011-13, the IEEE Data Storage Best Paper and Best Student Paper Awards for the years 2011/2012, and the SVC Aiya Medal 2010, and has supervised the Best Student Paper at AAMAS 2019.

Participation & Positions:

Diversity and Inclusion Committee (Member, 06/21/20 until 12/31/22)