Siddharth joined Flagship Pioneering in 2021 and is a principal machine learning scientist in the Pioneering Intelligence group. He is focused on the application of principles from statistics, information theory, and machine learning to fundamental problems in biology and discovery.
Before joining Flagship, Siddharth was an ML scientist at Fidelity Investments, working on problems related to natural language, speech recognition, and representation learning. He was previously a graduate student under Professor Christoph Paus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). While at MIT and at the Large Hadron Collider, Siddharth’s work centered on searches for dark matter production and the development of statistical methods to study jet substructure.
Siddharth received his Ph.D. in high-energy experimental physics from MIT. He also earned a B.A. in mathematics and physics from the University of Chicago.