About Me

I am the co-founder of HealthCloudAI, a health tech company leveraging AI to improve several aspects of the Indian healthcare industry

Previously, I was a data scientist at Demandbase where I worked on building machine learning models for inferring user topical profiles and auto generating company keyword profiles. These systems are part of the Demandbase ABM platform. Prior to that, I was a Senior Research Engineer in the Data Science team at Lithium Technologies|Klout where I worked on extracting rich information from noisy user generated text on social media.

I finished my PhD in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park in December 2015 where I worked in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing and Systems and User Behavior ModelingMy PhD dissertation was on Proactive context-aware computing and systems - describing a paradigm for determining information that is relevant to users, personalizing it based on the users’ context (location, preferences, behavioral history etc.), and delivering it to them in a timely manner without an explicit request from them. At UMD, I was a member of the MIND Lab and my advisor was Prof. Ashok Agrawala

During my doctoral studies, I interned twice at Samsung Research America where I worked in Recommender Systems and Internet of Things. I was also a visiting researcher and intern at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) where I worked in User interest modeling and Personalization. I am a proud recipient of the UMD Ann G Wylie Dissertation Fellowship, the UMD Dean’s Fellowship, the Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology and several conference travel grants. I also served as the Grad Women co-chair under the umbrella of the Maryland Center for Women in Computing.

From July 2007 to July 2010, I was a Senior Member Technical Staff at Oracle, in the development team for Oracle Web Services Manager. I graduated from Delhi College of Engineering (now known as Delhi Technological University) in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology.

Research Interests

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Context-aware Computing and Systems, Mobile Systems and Applications, User modeling, Personalization, Recommender systems, Internet of Things, Information extraction


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What's new?

Our paper Learning to Map Wikidata Entities to Predefined Topics was accepted to the Wiki workshop 2019 (Wiki 2019)