Ismail E J
Master's Student, Focus in Machine Learning and Data Science
University of Southern California


I am a Master's Student in the Computer Science Department at University of Southern California (USC). I am interested in machine learning and data science. I have done my internship in Computer Vision Lab under the supervision of Prem Natarajan at ISI.

Before this, I worked for Cisco Systems, Mobile Internet Technology Group for 3+ years. There I was responsible for design and development of Core Network Nodes that connects mobile to Internet.

I am originally from Kerala, India. I started my Masters in Spring 2015 and currently live in Los Angeles, California.



  • May 2016: Target Recommendation Challenge 2nd prize, received $2000

  • August 2014: Cisco Connected Recognition Award for Intense Focus on Customers

  • April 2014: Cisco Connected Recognition Award for Mentoring

  • Jan 2014: Cisco Connected Recognition Award for Respect and Care for Each Other

  • May 2013: Cisco CAP Award for Outstanding Performance

  • 2010:First Prize Inter College Coding Competition, out of 25 teams

  • 2007: Cleared Regional Mathematical Olympiad