Dr. Talluri's strength is developing novel statistical methods using interdisciplinary approaches from signal processing, information theory and computer science. He embraces any new problem that comes up, and his research is veering towards machine learning approaches and their applicability to discover novel clinical and genetic factors involved in diseases like obesity, diabetes, dementia and cancer. Rajesh has a strong computational background with experience in parallel computation and big data analyses. He is a strong proponent of reproducible research and uses R and Rstudio for fostering a reproducible workflow for his research. Rajesh is very interested in developing user-friendly tools to encourage the use of novel statistical methods by clinicians and basic scientists.