bio

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Canada, 2020-Present.

  • Master of Applied Science, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Canada, 2018-2020.

  • Bachelor of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology, India, 2011-2015.

Experience

  • Research Assistant at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 2018 - Present

Currently, I am working as a Research Assistant in Ingenuity Labs Research Institute and Ambient Intelligence and Interactive Machines (Aiim) Lab at Queen's with Prof. Etemad, and my core areas of research are deep learning, self-supervised learning, unsupervised learning, computer vision, wearable data, among few others. Please check the research tab for more information.

  • Teaching Assistant at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 2018 - Present

    1. Teaching assistant for ELEC 472 (Artificial Intelligence), Winter 2021.

    2. Course developer for ELEC-252 (Electronics I), Fall 2020

    3. Teaching assistant for APSC-143 (Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers), Fall 2019.

    4. Course developer for ELEC 472 (Artificial Intelligence), Summer 2019.

  • Sr. System Engineer at Infosys Ltd., Bangalore, India, 2017 - 2018

  • Software Engineer at Tech Mahindra, Hyderabad, India, 2015 - 2017

Academic Service

  • Reviewing

    1. IEEE Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), 2021.

    2. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2020.

    3. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2020.

    4. ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), 2019.

    5. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2019.

  • Mentorship

    1. Jordan Posen, ECE at Queen's, for his final year project, 2021.

    2. Rachel Phinnemore, CS at Queen's for her final year project, 2020.

  • Memberships/Others

    1. Co-chairing AAAI 2022 Workshop on Human-Centric Self-supervised Learning (HC-SSL).

    2. Postgraduate Affiliate at Vector Institute, 2021 - Present.

    3. Student Representative in Graduate Studies Academic Advisory (GSAC) Committee, Dept. of ECE, Queen's, 2020 - 2021.

    4. PhD Rep. at Graduate Electrical and Computer Engineering (GECE) student council, Queen's University, 2020 - 2021.

    5. Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society (IEEE SPS), 2020 - 2021.

    6. IEEE Graduate Student Member 2020 - Present.

    7. Student member of Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing (AAAC), 2019 - 2021.

    8. Served in the organizing committee of AI/GI/CRV Conference 2019.