Suvrit Sra is a principal research scientist in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems at MIT. He is a member of Machine Learning @MIT. Dr. Sra’s research focuses on large-scale machine learning and optimization. He designs, analyzes, and implements algorithms and models for large-scale problems in machine learning, statistics, data analytics, and scientific computing. His mathematical tools are drawn from: convex optimization, nonlinear programming, statistics, computer science, signal processing, differential geometry, and analysis.