Sarath Chandar

Canada CIFAR AI Chair

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Software Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Core faculty member
Mila, the Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence.

Adjunct Professor
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal.

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

Brief Bio:

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.


(Jul 2020): I am teaching a new course on Machine Learning this Fall..
(Jul 2020): I will be serving as an area chair for ICLR 2021.
(Jun 2020): Our work on RL for drug discovery got accepted in ICML 2020.

Recent Publications: