Résumé

Résumé

Academic Profile

Post-Graduate


  • Institute: Corant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
  • Degree: Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Discipline: Computer Science
  • Period of Study: September 2016 - May 2018 Expected
  • Grade: 4.0/4.0 (As of 5-31-2017)

Under-Graduate


  • Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Degree: Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
  • Discipline: Mathematics & Computing
  • Period of Study: August 2010 - May 2014
  • Grade: 7.92/10

High School


  • Institute: Somerville School Noida
  • Board: Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Discipline: Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Computers (PCMC)
  • Period of Study: April 2008 - May 2010
  • Percentage: 94%

Secondary School


  • Institute: Somerville School Noida
  • Board: Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Period of Study: April 1996 - March 2008
  • Percentage: 86.2%


Fields of Interests

  • Machine Learning (Primarily Reinforcement Learning)
  • Deep Learning
  • Analysis of Algorithms

Skills

Programming Languages


  • C, C++ (proficiency 8 years)
  • JAVA (proficiency 3 years)
  • Python (proficiency 1 year)
  • BASIC (proficiency 3 years)
  • MATLAB (proficiency 1 year)
  • Objective-C (proficiency 1 year)
  • C# (proficiency 0.5 years)
  • VB.NET (proficiency 0.5 years)
  • R (proficiency 2 months)

Web Programming


(Proficiency 2.5 years)
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • JSP and Java servlets (Proficiency 0.5 years)

Database Management


(Proficiency 1.5 years)
  • Microsoft SQL-server
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL

Operating Systems


  • Ubuntu (Shell Scripting)
  • Windows XP/VISTA/7/8/10
  • OSX

Miscellaneous

  • PyTorch/Torch and Tensorflow
  • iOS/Android App development
  • Apache Thrift
  • Apache HTTP server management/administration
  • UBUNTU server management/administration
  • Memcache
  • XAML (Extensible Application Markup Language)
  • WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
  • Jenkins

Academic Achievements

  • Recipient of Fall 2017 NYU MS in Computer Science Fellowship for outstanding performance in a Master’s Program.
  • Part of team NYU DaD ranking 23 out of 1972 teams in Kaggle Data Science Bowl 2017 - Automated Lung Cancer Detection using CT Images
  • Placed first in Adobe Systems NCG C++ Bootcamp competition
  • Placed First in an Inter-Hostel Programming Competition in the year 2014
  • Selected in the ACM-ICPC Amritapuri onsite regionals in the year 2013 (Team name: divideby0)
  • Placed 135 in the ACM-ICPC Amritapuri onsite regionals 2012 (Team name: divideby0)
  • Secured an All India Rank of 2610 in IIT-JEE 2010.
  • Secured 100% in Computer Science in the Senior Secondary boards Examinations in the year 2010.
  • Awarded the ‘Highest Percecntage in Physics’ award in the year 2010
  • Stood First in an Inter-School C++ competition in the year 2010.
  • Among the National top 1% in ‘National Standard Examination in Chemistry’ in the year 2009.
  • Among the top 253 students across India to qualify for the Indian National Informatics Olympiad in the year 2009.
  • Secured an All India Rank of 234 in the FIITJEE Talent Reward Exam 2009.
  • Won the Silver Certificate (Among the top 250 all over India) in Technothlon held by Indian Institute of Technology in 2009
  • All India Rank 309 in NSTSE(National Level Science Talent Search Examination) 2009
  • Earned a certificate of distinction in the National Mathematics Olympiad contest conducted in the year 2007 and the year 2008.
  • All India Rank 781 in NSTSE 2008
  • Secured an All India Rank of 122 in the FIITJEE Talent Reward Exam 2007.
  • All India Rank 452 in NSTSE 2007
  • Secured an All India Rank of 245 in the FIITJEE Talent Reward Exam 2006.
  • Earned a certificate of distinction for National Cyber Olympiad held in the year 2006.
  • All India Rank 837 in NSTSE 2006
  • All India Rank 381 in NSTSE 2005
  • All India Rank 308 in NSTSE 2004

Major Non-Academic Achievements

  • Started AI-Learning Lab/Forum in Adobe Systems as part of Adobe Illustrator Team as a platform to share knowledge.
  • Also started Software Design Discussion Forum in Adobe Systems as part of Adobe Illustrator Team to encourage a collective review on Design Decisions.
  • Technical Secretary of MATRIX, Student Body Association of Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati.
  • Web Secretary of MATRIX, Student Body Association of Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati.
  • Co-founder of Web development and designing pursuit “Rave Designers”.
  • Active member of CADENCE, Choreography Club, IIT Guwahati.
  • Organised events in the Cultural festival of the Institute (Alcheringa'2013).
  • Organised events in the techno-management festival of the Institute (Tehniche'2012).
  • Qualified in First-Aid and Resuscitation techniques as Certified by Rashtriya Life Saving Society
  • Stood Second in an Inter-Section Quiz Competition in the year 2008
  • Placed First in English Group Recital competition organized by Somerville School in the year 2004
  • Placed First in Hindi Group Recital competition organized by Somerville School in the year 2003
  • Placed Third in an Annual Art Competition organized by Somerville School in the year 2002
  • Stood fourth in the Hindi Calligraphy competition among hundreds of students organized in the year 2001

Relevant courses

Under-Graduate Courses


Full Courses Structure is available here.

Post-Graduate Courses (NYU)

  • Heuristic Problem Solving - Prof. Dennis Shasha
  • Computer Vision - Prof. Rob Fergus
  • Foundations of Machine Learning - Prof. Mehryar Mohri
  • Programming Languages - Prof. Benjamin Goldberg
  • Advanced Machine Learning - Prof. Mehryar Mohri
  • Search Enging Architecture - Matthew Doherty
  • Integrating Machine Learning to Computer Vision - Prof. Davi Geiger

Hobbies

  • Fitness: HIIT and Body-Weight Training.
  • Writing: Developed an interest quite recently and tried my hands on writing technology articles for magazines, blogging.
  • Dancing: Quite fond of dancing. have participated in many dance competitions at the institute level. Also, an active member of the choreography club of the institute.
  • Painting & Sketching: Ever since my childhood, I was enthralled by the power of a brush, a set of paint and a canvas. The beauty it beholds. It was after 8 that I really cultivate my interest in painting. Over time, I have made a couple of paintings and sketches.