Kartik Venkat

Marconi Young Scholar Kartik Venkat

Recognized in 2015

“I found the award instrumental in connecting with very inspiring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the information sciences and influenced key technological advancements.”

Current Young Scholars Role

North American Representative

Research Area

Modern information processing, machine learning, statistical inference.

Current Position

Researcher, PDT Partners, New York


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.Tech, Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

Young Scholar Research

Enhancing the theory and practice of modern information processing with applications in machine learning and genomics.

Other Honors

  • 2016 IEEE Thomas M. Cover Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • 2012 IEEE Jack Kiel Wolf Student Best Paper Award
  • 2011 Stanford Graduate Fellow for Engineering and Sciences
  • 2004 National Talent Scholarship (Government of India)

Fun Fact

I can set off metal detectors!