About

"Social Good Enthusiast" coupled with a strong inclination towards Computer Science. I'm interested in solving problems which involve people's active participation with technology in the real-world.

I strive to achieve this by contributing towards building disruptive systems along with involvement in path-breaking academic research.

Areas of Interest: Computational Social Science, Applied Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Applied research in Online Social Media

Publications

The Follower Count Fallacy: Detecting Twitter Users with Manipulated Follower Count

In the Proceedings of the 33rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing
Acceptance Rate: 23%

Comment Based Seller Trust Model for E-commerce

In the Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computational Techniques in Information and Communication Technologies (ICCTICT)
Acceptance Rate: 30.7%

Engineering Projects

Have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work with several prestigious state & federal government organizations and armed forces across the country.

Following are the major government-funded, strategic projects that I have been leading / a part of.

  • AASMA (Advanced Application for Social Media Analytics)

  • Advanced Application for Intelligent analysis of Malware attack information

  • Social Networking and Multimedia-sharing platform for DRDO employees
Please visit my CV for details about each project.

Experience

Research Associate, Precog Research Group, IIIT-Delhi
(Jun 2016 - Present)
Advisor: Dr. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru  (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University)

Summer Research Fellow, Dept. of Computer Engg., Aligarh Muslim University
(Summer 2015)
Advisor: Dr. M. M. Sufyan Beg  (Post Doctorate, University of California, Berkeley)

Undergraduate Developer & Researcher, Dept. of Computer Science, Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Engineering
(Aug 2014 - Jun 2016)
Advisors: Dr. Dharmender Saini  (Principal, BVCOE) & Ms. Narina Thakur (Head of Department)