Before I say anything about myself I wish to repeat a few sentences from some great people that have forever inspired me.
"You have to dream before your dreams can come true." - Dr. A.P. J. Abdul Kalam
“If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
"I Don't Believe In Taking Right Decisions. I Take Decisions & Then Make Them Right" - Ratan Tata
"Your life is your practice. There are no secrets to success.....you just have to be desperate enough, no matter what you are doing " - My Mom
I am a Ph.D. (Computer Science) student in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington under Professor Sriraam Natarajan as my advisor.
My general research interests lie in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Datamining and Analytics [more specifically in Sequential Decision Making & Planning Problems, Approximation methods in Statistical Relational Models, Graphical Models, Graph Databases and Graph Analytics]. I am a part of the IU StaRAI lab led by Professor Natarajan.
I have earned my Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science & Engineering degree from Techno India (affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology - Kolkata, West Bengal, India) in June 2009.
Prior to joining the PhD program at IUB, I was employed as a Solution Integrator at Ericsson India Global Services Pvt. Ltd for about one and a half year. I was a part of the team responsible for designing and developing an Analytics platform for reporting on the user complaint data of different Telecom Service providers in India.
Earlier, I worked as an Assistant System Engineer with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for about 2 years. My role there was of an OBI & PL/SQL developer, and I was in a team handling the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse system for the financial data of British Telecom.
During my undergraduate years, I was an active member of the technical Club of our college known as "Geekonix". I was also the lead Graphic Designer of our college magazine "Graffiti" and out college Tech-Fest "Edge" for two years.