About me

I am a first year PhD student in the dept. of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz. My current research focusses on Computing for Social Issues and/or Global Development through Human Computation under Professor James Davis. I received my B.Tech in Computer Science at the Jaypee University of Information Technology(JUIT), where I worked under Dr. Nitin.


University of California, Santa Cruz                               | September 2011 ~ present
PhD in Computer Science

Jaypee University of Information Technology             | July 2005 ~ May 2009
B.Tech in CSE


University of California                                                        | September 2011 - present
Graduate Student Researcher

Accenture Technology Labs (R&D), Bangalore             | November 2009 - November 2010
Software Developer

OpenStreetMap Foundation, UK                                       | March 2010 - August 2010
Co-Admin for the Google Summer of Code 2010

Google Summer of Code                                                       | May 2009 - August 2009
Intern at the OpenStreetMap Foundation

One Laptop per Child (OLPC - MIT Media Lab)              | March 2008 - August 2008


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Please check the details of my selected projects here.