Sarath Chandar

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research
University of Montreal
Email: fname [DOT] lname [AT] mila [DOT] quebec


I will be joining Polytechnique Montreal and Mila as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the middle of Fall 2019! If you are interested in working with me, read this before emailing me.

I am a fourth year Ph.D. candidate at University of Montreal, advised by Yoshua Bengio and Hugo Larochelle. I am a recepient of the IBM PhD Fellowship for 2018.

Before joining University of Montreal, I was a Research Software Engineer at IBM India Research Lab during August,2014 - May,2015. I obtained my MS by Research at Indian Institute of Technology Madras where I was working with Balaraman Ravindran.

Research Areas:

Recurrent Neural Networks, Lifelong Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

News:

I will be joining Polytechnique Montreal and Mila as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the middle of Fall 2019!
Our work on training RNNs for lifelong learning got accepted in Neural Computation!
Our work on dialogue systems got nominated for best paper awards at ACL 2019!

Recent Publications: