Aaron D'Souza completed his B.E. in Computer Engineering in 1998 from the Thadomal Shahani Engineering College of Mumbai University, India. He joined the Computer Science department at USC as a Masters student in Fall 1998. From Fall 1998 to Spring 2000, he worked as a graduate research assistant at the Intelligent Systems Division of the USC Information Sciences Institute under the supervision of Dr. Lewis Johnson.
In Spring 2000 he joined the Ph.D. program in Computer Science, and since Fall 2000 has been a graduate research assistant at the Computational Learning and Motor Control Lab at USC, under the supervision of Dr. Stefan Schaal.
In October 2004 he successfully defended his dissertation entitled Towards Tractable Parameter-Free Statistical Learning.