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Shishir Rao

Shishir Rao

Shishir Rao

MSc (Oxon)


DPhil Student

Biography and Interests

Academic History
Shishir Rao finished his Master of Science in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. And before that, he finished his undergraduate studies majoring in Mathematics and Computer Science at New York University. 
Research Interests
  • Machine learning development of architectures for generative modelling and causal inference
  • Development of mathematical models utilising probabilistic (stochastic) approaches
  • General Research of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Biology.
Fun Bits
He has been studying and practicing the vocals and the harmonium in the genre of Indian Classical Music for the past 17 years. It has always been his first academic love and has sparked his pursuit of mathematics and computer science as well.