Dr. Manish Gupta is currently a senior scientist at Amazon (Alexa AI) leading several projects in natural language processing specializing in representation learning with applications to search and information retrieval. He also worked on health AI applications using sparse representations as part of his postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gupta has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras. He also worked as a software engineer in several industries prior to his career in AI research. Dr. Gupta has also taught several advanced courses in applied mathematics and machine learning both at Harvard and Amazon, and also taught a course on stochastic processes and estimation at Amrita University.