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I'm an engineering research associate in the Poldrack Lab at Stanford University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My research interests are in the development and analysis of statistical machine learning techniques motivated by, and applied to various modern big data problems. I am particularly interested in the analysis of large scale neuroimaging and genetics data. My CV is available here.

I will be joining the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2016. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a PhD in Electrical Engineering advised by Joydeep Ghosh. My postdoctoral research is primarily with Russell A. Poldrack and Pradeep Ravikumar.

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Contact: sanmi[AT]illinois[DOT]edu