I am a Senior Research Scientist in IBM Research - India. I am an ACM Distinguished Speaker and IEEE senior member. I joined IBM Research - India in December 2010 as a Research Scientist in the group of Analytics and Optimization. Prior to joining IBM Research, I have received masters degree and Ph.D. degree both in computer science, in 2006 and 2010 respectively, from the Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
My research interests are Social Media Analytics, Computational Game Theory, Graph Data Mining, Multi-Agent Decision Making, Data Science and Machine Learning. He has published about 30 peer-reviewed research articles in several premier computer science conferences such as AAAI, IJCAI, AAMAS, ICDE, ECAI, ECML, ICPR, etc. He has got 6 granted patents in USPTO and about 25 patents applications filed in USPTO to his credit in the areas of artificial intelligence, social networks, data science, business analytics, and IoT.
I have received IBM's prestigious "Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA)" FOUR times for my work in the areas of social media analytics, graph mining and game theory. I am recipient of 12th Plateau Invention Achievement Award for my contributions to generate Intellectural Property. I have also received Research Division Award (RDA) in 2014. I am a member of ACM India Eminent Speaker Program. I am recipient of Microsoft Research India Ph.D. Fellowship for a duration of 3 years from 2007-2010 as well as an honorable mention award for my work in doctoral dissertation from Yahoo! Labs Key Scientific Challenges, 2010. I also have received the "Best Ph.D. Thesis" award from Computer Society of India (CSI), 2012.