Karthik Abinav Sankararaman

Research Scientist

I am currently a research scientist at Facebook. Previously, I finished my PhD at the Department of Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park (I also received an M.S. degree from the same department). Even before that, I obtained a B.Tech (Hons), with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Operations Research, from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. More details about my bio and research can be found on my personal website.


Sequential decision making, randomized algorithms, causal inference, optimization, matching-based market design, theoretical computer science

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Personal Website

Latest Publications

The Web Conference - April 21, 2021

Stochastic bandits for multi-platform budget optimization in online advertising

Vashist Avadhanula, Riccardo Colini Baldeschi, Stefano Leonardi, Karthik Abinav Sankararaman, Okke Schrijvers

AISTATS - April 13, 2021

Multi-armed Bandits with Cost Subsidy

Deeksha Sinha, Karthik Abinav Sankararaman, Abbas Kazerouni, Vashist Avadhanula

EC - December 23, 2020

Matching Algorithms for Blood Donation

Duncan C. McElfresh, Christian Kroer, Sergey Pupyrev, Eric Sodomka, Karthik Abinav Sankararaman, Zack Chauvin, Neil Dexter, John P. Dickerson

FOCS - November 10, 2019

Adversarial Bandits with Knapsacks

Nicole Immorlica, Karthik Abinav Sankararaman, Robert Schapire, Aleksandrs Slivkins