Balasubramanian Sivan

Welcome! I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Theory group at Microsoft Research Redmond. Please see my new webpage. I will no longer be maintaining this page.


I graduated in July 2013 with a PhD from the UW Madison CS department defending this thesis on Prior Robust Optimization. My advisor was Prof. Shuchi Chawla. I graduated from IIT Madras in July 2008 with a B.Tech in Computer Science. My undergraduate thesis work was on Algorithms in special Graphs, and my undergraduate advisor was Prof. C. PanduRangan.

Research Interests

I work in Approximation Algorithms, Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design. Here's my CV.

Program Committees

EC 2013, IJCAI 2013

Contact Info

One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052
Telephone: 425-421-7549
Email: bsivan at microsoft period com


Working Papers