Viswesh Periyasamy

Viswesh Periyasamy

Years at WID

2017 - present


Viswesh Periyasamy grew up in Wisconsin and is an avid long distance runner.


B.S., Computer Engineering & Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Description

Viswesh's work focuses on how to better estimate graph probability priors for learning network structures of genes. His hope is to find an approach to estimate these parameters in order to greatly reduce the complexity of solving the network structure.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


  • Dean's Honors List (Fall 2013 - Current)
  • Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society