Ankit Pensia


Ankit Pensia
2nd Year PhD Student
Department of Computer Sciences

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Hi, I am a 2nd year PhD student in the CS department at UW-Madison.

I'm honored to be advised by Prof. Po-Ling Loh and Prof. Varun Jog.

Before coming to the lovely town of Madison, I spent five memorable years at IIT Kanpur where I worked with Prof. Gaurav Pandey, Prof. Gaurav Sharma and Prof. Piyush Rai.

Please feel free to contact me.


My research interests include -

  1. Robust Statistics

  2. Statistical machine learning

  3. Optimization.


Teaching Experience

  1. Graduate Teaching Assistant

    1. Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning, UW-Madison, Fall 2018

    2. Introduction to Bioinformatics, UW-Madison, Fall 2017

    3. Probabilistic Mobile Robotics, IIT Kanpur, Fall 2016, Spring 2016

    4. Communication Systems, IIT Kanpur, Summer 2016

  2. Academic Mentor

    1. Representation and Analysis of Random Signals, IIT Kanpur, Fall 2016