Academic Positions

  • Present 2017

    Assistant Professor

    University of Toronto, Department of Computer Science

  • 2017 2016

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Harvard University, Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS)

Education & Training

  • 2016 2011

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

    Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2011 2007

    B. Tech. with Honors in Computer Science & Engineering

    IIT Bombay




Awards and Honors

  • 2020
    AI's 10 to Watch

    IEEE Intelligent Systems

    Awarded biennially to 10 young AI scientists with outstanding achievements.

    More information: Official Announcement

  • 2016
    Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award

    The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS)

    Awarded annually to the best dissertation in the area of Autonomous Agents or Multiagent Systems.

    More information: IFAAMAS Awards, Harvard news

  • 2014
    Facebook Graduate Fellowship

    Facebook Inc.

    Annually awarded to selected graduate students conducting promising and innovative research.

    More information: Fellowship program, Fellows (a weird direct link to my "fellow page"), CMU news

  • 2013-2014
    Hima and Jive Graduate Fellowship

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Awarded annually to one international student in the School of Computer Science.

  • 2011
    President's Gold Medal

    IIT Bombay

    Awarded annually to the top student across all programs in the graduating class at IIT Bombay.

    More information: News Article

  • 2007
    Indian National Mathematics Olympiad

    Cleared along with 5 other students from my year.

    More information: About the competition, Problem set