Sarath Chandar

Canada CIFAR AI Chair

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Software Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal.

Core faculty member
Mila, the Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence

Email: fname [DOT] lname [AT] mila [DOT] quebec

I did my Ph.D. at University of Montreal, advised by Yoshua Bengio and Hugo Larochelle. I was 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.


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: