About Me

I was born and brought up in Kolkata, India. I have a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology Calicut, India. I am currently a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California. My research interests are in Machine Learning and Data Mining, especially for healthcare applications. I am interested in developing new algorithms and applications at the intersection of these fields.

Contact Details

Ayush Jaiswal
3740 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2560, US
a#jaiswal AT usc DOT edu [delete #]


USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Research Assistant August 2014 - April 2016 & August 2016 - Present

I work as a Research Assistant to my PhD advisor, Prof. Raghavendra, in the Predictive Analytics lab. I work on projects involving oilfield data and those involving healthcare data.


Software Engineering Intern May 2016 - August 2016

I worked with the GeForce NOW team on various use-cases of machine learning and deep learning to improve their service and monitor their system.

USC Information Sciences Institute

Visiting Research Scholar May 2013 - July 2013

I worked with Prof. Knoblock and his team on the task of predicting the next location of a smartphone user using sparse GPS data. I also worked on designing workflows for adding Data Mining features to their Data Integration project, Karma.


University of Southern California, USA

PhD in Computer Science Currently Pursuing

I am currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at University of Southern California. My research interests include Machine Learning and Data Mining applications in multiple domains with a focus on deep learning and healthcare. My advisor is Prof. Raghavendra. As a part of his Predictive Analytics lab, I work on multiple projects to improve healthcare through Machine Learning. I am also enrolled in the Health, Technology and Engineering (HTE@USC) program in which I work with medical students at USC Keck School of Medicine to come up with innovations to improve healthcare.

National Institute of Technology Calicut, India

BTech in Computer Science and Engineering Gold Medalist May 2014

I completed Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering with the Gold Medal at National Institute of Technology Calicut, India.


  • Autoencoder-derived Features as Inputs to Classification Algorithms for Predicting Well Failures. Liu, J.; Jaiswal, A.; Yao, K.; Raghavendra, C. S. Society of Petroleum Engineers Western Regional Meeting, 2015.
  • Integration and Automation of Data Preparation and Data Mining. Narayanan, S.; Jaiswal, A.; Chiang, Y.; Geng, Y.; Knoblock, C.; Szekely, P. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Data Integration and Application (ICDM DINA), 2014.
  • Explicit Semantic Analysis for Computing Semantic Relatedness of Biomedical Text. Jaiswal, A.; Bhargava, A. In Proceedings of Confluence The Next Generation Information Technology Summit (IEEE), 2014
  • Location Prediction With Sparse GPS Data. Jaiswal, A.; Chiang, Y.; Knoblock, C. A.; Lan, L. In Proceedings of the 8th Geographic Information Science. 2014.