|Research Area||Information Theory, Statistical Learning and Inference, Communication Networks, Large Scale Education Technologies|
|Current position||Co-Founder and CEO, Shikhya
Co-Founder and Faculty, The Young Socratics
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
|Education||Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay
|Young Scholar Prize Research||Data compression in networks and genomic data, as well as cooperation in multi-terminal source coding.|
|Other Honors||– Ranked 4th in IIT-JEE Main Examination 2005 and 1st in IIT-JEE Screening Examination 2005 among over 175000 students all over India.
– Bronze Medalist at the 37th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2005, Taipei, Taiwan, which saw participation of 70 countries and over 300 students around the globe.
– ISIT Student Paper Award Finalist in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Jul 31- Aug 5, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
– Awarded Best Paper Award for the paper ”Scheduling with Limited Information in Wireless Systems” in MobiHoc 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
|Fun Fact||Instructor on Courses on Yoga and Oriental Philosophy in Google for the last 2 Years.
Lead Vocalist and harmonium player for a local band in Bay Area.
Loves to read, travel, sketch and paint.