Appointments


University of Toronto, Canada
2017-

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Harvard University, USA
2016-2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Research on Computation and Society
Supervisors: David Parkes and Yiling Chen

Education


Carnegie Mellon University, USA
2011-Present

Ph.D. Candidate in the Computer Science Department
Advisor: Ariel D. Procaccia

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India
2007-2011

B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering with
GPA: 9.94/10

Honors and a Minor Degree in Management


Selected Fellowships & Recognitions


Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award, IFAAMAS
2016

  • Awarded to an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the areas of autonomous agents or multiagent systems.
Facebook Fellowship, Facebook Inc.
2014-2015

  • Awarded to 11 Ph.D. students worldwide.
Hima and Jive Graduate Fellowship, Carngie Mellon University
2013-2014

  • Awarded to one international student in the School of Computer Science (SCS) every year.
President's Gold Medal, IIT Bombay
2011

  • Awarded for securing the first rank among more than 600 students at IIT Bombay.
Indian National Mathematics Olympiad
2007

  • Cleared the national mathematics olympiad, and attended a one-month intensive training camp at TIFR, followed by a four-year Nurture Program at ISI-B (deemed equivalent to M.Sc. Mathematics by the National Board of Higher Mathematics, India).