Balasubramanian Sivan

Welcome! I am a research scientist at Google Research New York.

Research Interests: Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design, Online and Approximation Algorithms, Online Learning.

Bio: I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Theory group at Microsoft Research Redmond between August 2013 and July 2015. I graduated in July 2013 with a PhD from the Computer Science department at University of Wisconsin-Madison. My advisor was Prof. Shuchi Chawla. Prior to that I obtained my undergraduate degree from the Computer Science department at Indian Institute of Technology Madras in July 2008.

CV: Here's my CV.

Contact Info: 111, 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Email: balusivan [at] google [dot] com
            balu2901 [at] cs [dot] wisc [dot] edu

PhD Thesis: Prior Robust Optimization (Was awarded the 2013 ACM SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award,
and the University of Wisconsin-Madison CS department's outstanding graduate student researcher award)

Survey: Bayesian Algorithmic Mechanism Design, SIGecom exchanges 13(1), 2014 (pdf)
Shuchi Chawla, Balasubramanian Sivan

Program Committees
2017: WWW 2017, AAAI 2017, AAMAS 2017
2016: WINE 2016, EC 2016, WWW 2016, AAAI 2016
2015: EC 2015
2013: EC 2013, IJCAI 2013

Preprints / Working Papers