Srinadh Bhojanapalli


I am Srinadh Bhojanapalli, research assistant professor at TTI Chicago. Earlier I obtained my PhD in ECE at The University of Texas at Austin where I was advised by Prof. Sujay Sanghavi.

Before coming to UT, I've spent four wonderful years pursuing my undergraduate studies at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Contact: srinadh [at] ttic [dot] edu.


  • New paper showing that some rank constrained problems have no bad local minima!

  • We are organizing a workshop on non-convex optimization at ICML 2016.

  • New paper on non-convex semidefinite optimization.

  • I have joined as research assistant professor at TTI Chicago in Fall 2015.

  • I have successfully defended my PhD thesis on Large Scale Matrix Factorization with Guarantees: Sampling and Bi-linearity (pdf) in Sept 2015.