Amit Sharma

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Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research India. His work bridges causal inference techniques with data mining and machine learning, with the goal of making machine learning models generalize better, be explainable and avoid hidden biases . To this end, Amit has co – led the development of the open – source Microsoft DoWhy library for causal inference and DiCE library for counterfactual explanations. His work has received many awards including a Best Paper Honorable Mention Award at the 2016 AC M Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), the 2012 Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Award and the 2009 Honda Young Engineer and Scientist Award. Amit received his Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell University and B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur