Senior Principal Research Scientist, Merlyn Mind
Aditya Vempaty received his B.Tech degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2011 and his Ph.D. degree in 2015, in electrical engineering and computer science from Syracuse University. He is a senior principal research scientist at Merlyn Mind Inc. During 2015–2018, he was a research scientist at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York. His research focuses on understanding the theoretical and practical aspects of information processing and decision making in human-machine systems, with current focus on education technologies. He is currently working on speech and natural language understanding technologies in conversational interfaces, with focus on workflow optimization for teachers in classrooms. He has over 50 research publications including multiple patents for his work.