Previous Research Experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA , Nov 2019 – Present, Advisor: Prof. Carlo Ratti and Dr. Paolo Santi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Grab-NUS AI Lab, Institute of Data Science, National University of Singapore, March 2019 – Oct 2019, Advisor: Prof. Tan Kian Lee

Research Assistant, School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia, Aug 2018 – Nov 2018

Researcher, Automation Division, Tata Steel Ltd, Jamshedpur, India, July 2011 – Feb 2019


Ph.D. 2019, ISSNIP Lab, The University of Melbourne, Australia, “Big Data Cluster Analysis and its Applications”, Supervisors: Prof. Marimuthu Palaniswami and Prof. (Emeritus) James C. Bezdek

M.Tech. 2011, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India. Supervisors: Prof. Soumen Das and Prof. Alok Barua

B.Engg. 2009, Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS), Indore, India.

Honors and Awards
  • Nominated for Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis 2020, at the University of Melbourne., May 2020.

  • Recipient of the Outstanding Ph.D Thesis Work Grant in Cybernetics from IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society, Nov 2019.

  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist at IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Conference at Miyazaki, Japan, Oct 2018

  • Recipient of Student Travel Grant to attend IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Conference, Oct 2018

  • Best Paper Award at IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) at Singapore, Feb 2018

  • Recipient of Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIFRS) and Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS) , Nov’2014 – Aug’2018

  • Recipient of Postgraduate Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource and Development, India, July’2009 – June’2011

  • Secured All India Rank 62 (98.83%ile) in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Instrumentation Engineering, March 2009

  • TPC Member, EAI Broadnets 2021.

  • Reviewer [Publon]

    • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

    • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

    • IEEE Transactions on Big Data

    • IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics

    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal

    • IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems

    • Pattern Recognition Journal- Elsevier

    • Complex & Intelligent System- Springer

    • International Journal on Distributed Sensor Networks

    • IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2020

    • IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2021

    • IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021

  • Board of Studies Member in SAGE University, Indore, India, May’19-Present

Invited Talks/Lectures/Workshops
  • Virtual Lecture and Workshop on “Regression and its Applications in Manufacturing Industries” at Steel Authority India Limited (SAIL), Bokaro, India, July 2021

  • Guest talk on Big Data Clustering and Urban Analytics in IEEE Symposium on Data Analytics and Internet of Things (ISDAIOT), Nov 2020

  • Keynote talk on Driving Behaviour Classification from Naturalistic driving data at 1st International Conference on Recent Innovations in Science Engineering and Technology (ICRISET) , Sep 2020

  • Driving Style Recognition of Professional Drivers, MIT DUSP, June 2020

  • Keynote talk on Urban Intelligence at National Conference Interdisciplinary Research and Innovative Technologies at SAGE University, India, June 2020

  • Drivers’ Profiling for Taxi Allocation and Driving Behaviour Analysis at Grabtaxi Ltd. Singapore, July 2019.

  • Large-scale trajectory prediction, IDS, NUS Singapore, July 2019

  • Big Data Analysis and Urban Intelligence, MIT DUSP, June 2019.

  • Cluster Assessment on Streaming Data Clustering, CSIRO, Melbourne, October 2017