viswesh periyasamy

graduate student of computer science & computational biology
research assistant at WID
university of wisconsin-madison


01/11/19: this summer I will be travelling and volunteering in Bali, Indonesia and Auckland, New Zealand
10/31/18: happy to announce I will be joining Confluent as a back-end software engineer in the fall of 2019


University of Wisconsin-Madison          2017 - 2019
M.S. Computer Science                  GPA: 3.9
- graduate certificate (minor) in bioinformatics
- specialization in machine learning and computational biology

University of Wisconsin-Madison          2013 - 2017
B.S. Computer Engineering               GPA: 3.8
B.S. Computer Science


for details about work experience, please check out my LinkedIn, resume, or github


Generative Models for Handwritten Digits
Adaptive MPC Model Selection via Machine Learning
Analyzing the Performance of High Dimensional Nonparanormal Graphical Models with RNA-Seq Data
Incorporating Topological Prior Information to Learn Modular Gene Regulatory Networks
Entity Matching Web-Crawled Retail Data
Imitating Generative Adversarial Networks with Humans
Analyzing the Regret of Online Classification Algorithms Using Feature Selection from Stacked Denoising Autoencoders


long distance running
guitar / piano / saxopohone / violin
bouldering (poorly)


Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 N Orchard St 3235D-1, Madison, WI 53715
608 397 5745
visweshrp at gmail dot com