Portrait of Surajit Chaudhuri

Surajit Chaudhuri

Technical Fellow, Data Platforms and Analytics


I am a Technical Fellow at Microsoft Research, Redmond. My research work is done in collaboration with members of the Data Systems  (previously Data Management, Exploration and Mining) group. Prior to joining Microsoft Research in Jan 1996, I worked at HP Labs, Palo Alto. I received my Ph.D. from Stanford University and my B.Tech. from IIT, Kharagpur.

Research Interests

  • Auto-Tuning for Cloud Database Systems
  • Resource Management for Cloud Database Systems
  • Query Optimization
  • Data Cleaning and Data Transformation
  • Data Discovery and Search over Data Lakes