Vidya Muthukumar

Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Vidya Muthukumar is an Assistant Professor in the Schools of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her broad interests are in game theory, online and statistical learning. She is particularly interested in designing learning algorithms that provably adapt in strategic environments, fundamental properties of overparameterized models, and fairness, accountability, and transparency in machine learning.

Vidya received the BTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. She interned at IBM Research in the summer of 2018 as a Science for Social Good fellow. Before joining Georgia Tech, she spent a semester at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing as a research fellow for the program Theory of Reinforcement Learning. She is the recipient of a Simons-Berkeley Google Research Fellowship, IBM Science for Social Good Fellowship, and the UC Berkeley EECS Outstanding Course Development and Teaching Award. Muthukumar serves on the senior program committee for COLT 2021 and ALT 2022.

Program Visits

Learning and Games, Spring 2022, Visiting Scientist
Theory of Reinforcement Learning, Fall 2020, Google Research Fellow
Information Theory, Spring 2015, Visiting Graduate Student