I am a fourth-year PhD student in the Computer Science and Automation Department at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. I am fortunate to be advised by Prof. Y. Narahari and Prof. Arindam Khan.
My research interests include Online Learning and Optimization, Game Theory, and Mechanism Design. I am currently working on questions in the area of Algorithmic Fairness and Online Learning. My work is supported by a Google Ph.D. Fellowship.
Previously, I completed my M.Tech. (Research) from CSA, IISc in July 2019 under Prof. Narahari's guidance with a thesis titled 'Achieving Fairness in the Stochastic Multi-armed Bandit Problem'.
[Apr '23] I've been selected to attend the 10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum as a Young Researcher!
[Apr '23] Our paper on Fairness vs. Reward in Improving Bandits has been accepted for publication in IJCAI 2023.
[Mar '23] Joined as a Research Intern at Microsoft Research, India.
[Dec '21] Our paper on Fairness in Average-reward MDPs has been accepted for oral presentation at AAMAS 2022.
[Nov '21] Delighted to receive the CII-SERB Prime Minister's Fellowship for Doctoral Research!
[Sep '21] Our paper on Multi-armed Bandits with Bounded Arm-memory has been accepted at NeurIPS 2021!
[Jun '21] The extended version of our AAAI-2020 paper on Fair Multi-armed Bandits is accepted in JMLR.
[Jan '21] Our paper on regret minimization in Causal Bandits has been accepted in AISTATS-2021!
[Oct '20] Delighted to receive the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF)! (Now declined in favor of the Google Fellowship)
[Sep '20] I'm honored to receive the prestigious Google Ph.D. Fellowship 2020. Thank you, Google!
[Sep '20] My M.Tech. (Res) thesis has received an Honorable Mention by CSA for the Best Thesis Award for the academic year 2019-2020!
[Mar '20] Selected to attend the Women in Theory workshop to be held at Simons Institute, UC Berkely in June 2020 (postponed due to COVID-19).
[Feb '20] Gave a talk at AAAI-2020 on our work 'Achieving Fairness in the Stochastic Multi-armed Bandit Problem' (Slides).
[Dec '19] Successfully defended my M.Tech(Res) thesis.
[Nov '19] Paper co-authored with Ganesh Ghalme, Vineet Nair, and Y. Narahari has been accepted for Oral presentation in AAAI-2020.
[Aug '19] Joined as a PhD student in CSA, IISc.