My Journey
"The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why"

Mark Twain

PhD Almost Over. Seeking exciting opportunities.
Pre-Synopsis Done. Thesis Underway.
Consultant CTO, ML Consultant
For three startups working on video analytics products/projects
July 2016
Joined PhD Programme
Dep. of CSE at IIT Bombay
Felt need for greater exposure and real-world problem solving in ML and Computer Vision
Joined IIT Bombay as a Project Staff
2013, 2014 and 2015
VIT Shri
Best debutant faculty based on consistent high performance over three years and well appraised faculty every year at Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune
Urge to explore Machine Learning and Data Science
Joined as a faculty in Computer Engineering department at Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune
Groomed as a leader through Stepping Into Leadership workshops by Atyaasaa
ITIL v3 Foundation Certification with 92% marks
TUV SUD Akademie GmbH
Star Award for outstanding performance and lasting contribution to the Incubator team
Joined Incubator team for conceptualizing and prototyping innovative products
Joined Real Time Collaboration team of Server Techologies group to work on the Oracle Beehive initiative
Institute Silver Medal, Bigyan Sinha Memorial Prize
For being department rank 1 and institute rank 2 respectively at IIT Kharagpur
Summer 2003
Intern at INRIA, Paris, France
Worked on customization of Web Services for improving QoS, Project ARLES, INRIA
J.C.Ghosh Memorial Prize for securing highest CGPA at the end of six semesters
2nd runners up in Sanganana 0x7D3
Computer Science quiz at CSE, IIT Kharagpur
65th rank among 1000 participating teams in Bitwise 2K2, an algorithm intensive international programming contest
Department of CSE, IIT Kharagpur
Took to a serious study of Bhagavad-gita to know the WHYs of life
Second most important day in my life (see Mark Twain's quote above)
Joined CSE@IITKGP for undergrad studies
All India Rank 191
Joint Entrance Examination JEE'2000
District topper in class 12
Among all CBSE schools in Patna, Bihar
Certificate of merit for outstanding performance and for being among the top 0.1% of successful candidates of AISSCE 99 in English Core
April, 1998
Selected to attend a workshop-cum-tour held at IIT KGP
1993, 1994, 1995
Certificate of merit for being among the top three students in Class 6, 7 and 8
15 November, 1981
According to Mark Twain this was the first most important day in my life