Hello! I am Azad Naik. Currently, I work at Microsoft.

I was a Ph.D. student at the Department of Computer Science, George Mason University (GMU), Fairfax, Virginia (USA). My dissertation advisor was Dr. Huzefa Rangwala and I was part of MLBio+ laboratory. Prior to joining Ph.D., I completed my Master's in Computer Science from GMU in 2013 and undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad (INDIA) in 2009.    

Previously, I have worked in the software company at various positions (software developer, data scientist and research intern) for about 3 years. I got an opportunity to work with MicrosoftNJVC, RRCATSamsung India Software Operations and Aricent.

My research interest can be categorized as Large-Scale Data Mining, Machine learning, Algorithm Design, Statistical Pattern Recognition and Computational Biology. More details about my research interest and publications can be found in my research page.