Professor, Computer Science
Vishal Misra is a professor in the Computer Science department with a joint appointment in Electrical Engineering. He is an ACM and IEEE fellow and his research interests are in the mathematical modeling of complex systems. He is also an entrepreneur and got early access to gpt3 and developed one of the world's first commercial applications, a database search tool built on top of gpt3 running since fall of 2021 on ESPNCricinfo, a site he cofounded in the 90s. He has extensive practical experience with the inner workings of large language models such as gpt3 - the good, bad, and ugly sides of them.