Harikrishna Narasimhan is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, working with Prof. Shivani Agarwal. He is the recipient of the Google India PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning for 2013. He obtained an M.E. in CSE from the same department and a B.E. in CSE from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai. His research interests include machine learning, optimization, learning theory, and applications in life sciences.