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Parikshit Shah

Research Scientist - Core Data Science

I am currently a Research Scientist at Meta active in the areas of machine learning, optimization, algorithmic fairness, integrity and ad marketplaces. In the past I have been a research scientist at Yahoo, where I worked on optimization and machine learning with applications to ranking, personalization and computational advertising. I have held research positions at Philips Research, the University of Wisconsin and a visiting position at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics. I received my PhD from MIT EE/CS (Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems) under the supervision of Pablo Parrilo. Earlier, I obtained my master’s degree at Stanford and a bachelor’s degree from the wonderful Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. I am a recipient of the INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researcher Prize (2016).


Optimization, machine learning, statistics and applications to industry problems