Karthik Subbian  [Publications    Service    Contact    Bio]

I am a research scientist at Facebook, working on problems in the areas of machine learning, data mining, and social networks. More specifically, on semi-supervised and supervised learning in networks, rank aggregation, personalization and recommendation, influence analysis, link prediction, community detection, and structured learning. Prior to Facebook, I was working at IBM TJ Watson Research Center in the Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences division. I received my masters and PhD degrees in computer science from the Indian Institute of Science and University of Minnesota respectively. 

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota. 
  • Master of Science, Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. 
  • Bachelor of Technology, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, India. 
  • Best Paper Award SDM 2013
  • INFORMS Edelman Laureate 2013
  • IBM Fourth Plateau Invention Award 
  • IBM Master Inventor Nominee
  • IBM PhD Fellowship Award
  • Best in Show for IBM Techconnect
  • IBM Chairman Environmental Award
  • IBM Special Invention Disclosure Award 
  • Five time IBM Bravo award winner for various technical contributions
Professional Organizations:
Life Lessons from Narayan Murthy, chief mentor and chairman of the board, Infosys Technologies, delivered a pre-commencement lecture at the New York University (Stern School of Business) on May 9. 

My favorite quote:

“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of a planter -- for the future." - Nikola Tesla.

My favorite scientist Richard Feynman

If you are a fan of Maestro Illayaraja, you will like this radio station.

My favorite video [original in Tamil] [English translation]

My DBLP Page