Ananda Theertha Suresh

2017 Young Scholar Ananda Theertha Suresh

Recognized in 2017

“I am a great admirer of some of the previous Marconi Society Young Scholar winners and I am humbled and honored to be in their company.”

Research Area

Understanding the fundamental limits of information, communication, and space and their applications to fields ranging from ecology to machine learning.

Current Position

Research Scientist, Google.


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of California at San Diego
  • B. Tech., Engineering Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Young Scholar Research

Developing the most efficient ways to use information, data and communication; showing why Good-Turing frequency estimation works well and creating improvements to the technique.

Other Honors

  • 2017 ICML Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention
  • 2015 NIPS Best Paper Award
  • 2010 IEEE NCC Best Paper Award (Communications Track)

Fun Fact

I was once hit by an antelope!