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How Anima Anandkumar, ECE Ph.D. '09, became an Amazon AI guru

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Anima Anandkumar, right, stands with Professor Lang Tong.

Anima Anandkumar, ECE Ph.D. '09, shares her story of how she became Amazon's principal scientist for web services with the weekly series Techie Tuesday's.

A former student of Lang Tong, the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor of Engineering School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Anandkumar pioneered the research of finding global optimal in non-convex problems, a big pain point in machine learning.

Techie Tuesdays: Story of Anima Anandkumar, the machine learning guru powering Amazon AI

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