Himanshu Asnani


Reader (eq. to tenure-track Assistant Professor)
School of Technology and Computer Science (STCS)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai
Contact: himanshu [dot] asnani [at] tifr [dot] res [dot] in

Affiliate Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
University of Washington (UW), Seattle
Contact: asnani [at] uw [dot] edu

Work Experience

  • Reader (eq. to tenure-track Assistant Professor), STCS, TIFR-Mumbai, Sept ’19 - Present

  • Affiliate Assitance Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW-Seattle, July ’19 - Present

  • Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW-Seattle, Feb ’18 - June ’19

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mar ’17 - Mar ’19

  • Lecturer, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, June ’16 - August ’16

  • Shikhya (now Aveti Learning), Founding Advisor, Jan ’18 - Present

  • Shikhya (now Aveti Learning), Co-Founder & CEO, Jan ’16 - Dec ’17

  • System Architect, DUIB IP Routers System & Technology, ERICSSON R&D, April ’14 - Feb ’16

  • Engineering Intern, DUIB IP Routers System & Technology, ERICSSON R&D, June ’13 - Sept ’13


  • Ph.D, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Jan. 2010 - April 2014 (Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award, 2014)

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Sept. 2009 - June 2011

  • B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, August 2005 - July 2009 (Best B.Tech Research Project Award, 2009)

Research Interests

  • Information and Coding Theory

  • Statistical Estimation and Inference

  • Machine Learning

Note: Regretfully, I may not be able to respond to several of the inquiries regarding openings for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral positions in my group. Nonetheless, if you think your interests are compatible with mine and you have a strong background in the relevant areas of research, please feel free to contact me.