Rachit Chhaya

Rachit Chhaya
PhD (Computer Science), IIT Gandhinagar
079-68261708 # 3109, FB-3, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India – 382007 rachit_chhaya[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in https://sites.google.com/view/rachitchhaya/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachit-chhaya-1817a25b/

I am Rachit Chhaya. I have recently joined as An Assistant Professor at DA-IICT. Prior to that I was a Ph.D. scholar in Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Gandhinagar, working with my advisor Prof. Anirban Dasgupta. I am currently waiting for my thesis defense. I work in areas of Machine Learning and Data Science. My chief research interests lie constructing coresets for Machine Learning Problems Involving Regularization, Fairness Constraints etc. I am fortunate to collaborate with my advisor and friends, Jayesh Choudhari and Supratim Shit.

Prior to joining Ph.D., I did by M.Tech. in ICT from DA-IICT Gandhinagar, working with Prof. Prasenjit Majumder and B.Tech. in I.T. from Nirma University.

I am passionate about teaching. Apart from research and academia, my hobbies include Reading (Mostly Fiction), Quizzing and Watching Tennis, Cricket and Football.

Coresets for Machine Learning


  • "On Coresets For Regularized Regression", Rachit Chhaya, Anirban Dasgupta, Supratim Shit at ICML, 2020
  • "Streaming Coresets for Symmetric Tensor Factorization", Supratim Shit, Anirban Dasgupta, Rachit Chhaya and Jayesh Choudhari at ICML 2020
  • “On Coresets for Fair Regression and Individually Fair Clustering”, Rachit Chhaya, Anirban Dasgupta, Supratim Shit and Jayesh Choudhari (to Appear at AISTATS 2022)

I have been TA for courses like Machine Learning, Scalable Data Science (NPTEL), Algorithms

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