I’m a PhD candidate in Electrical and Systems Enginnering at the University of Pennsylvania, where I’m advised by Insup Lee and James Weimer.

My research interests span deep reinforcement learning, robust deep learning, and learning for dynamics and control. with applications in robotics, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems (autonomous vehicles, electric grids, etc.), and operations research.

Before starting my PhD, I graduated with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2019.

Research Internships


  • Top reviewer (top 10%), NeurIPS 2022
  • Outstanding reviewer (top 10%), ICML 2022
  • Student Travel Grant, American Control Conference, 2022
  • The Dean’s Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • The Howard Broadwell Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • SN Bose Scholarship, Gov. of India, 2018
  • KVPY Fellowship, Gov. of India, 2015
  • Dan 1 (black belt), Shotokan Karate Association, 2011

My contact information is below.

Email: ksridhar@seas.upenn.edu.
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My research (and publications) are listed below. My CV can be found here.