I am a CS graduate student at University of Texas Dallas specializing in NLP research under Prof. Vincent Ng. My research interests lie in the general area of deep learning, representation learning, including computer vision and language. Currently I’m working on language understanding tasks with respect to reasoning and interpretability.
I have previously worked on numerous domains in computer vision during my internships which includes Person Re-Identification, Depth Perception and 3D Object Detection. Out of my interests, I’ve worked extensively on visual recognition based tasks and generalization of detection models. I’ve also written numerous blog posts about it.
To explore further interests, I’ve made a transition to NLP especially language understanding and how we can form generalized representations which can be harnessed for subsequent downstream tasks. I care about accessibility and impact marked by our research. Specifically I looked at Adaptive methods and how can they be used to create efficient Multi-modal transformer based architectures. Recently I won Pytorch Global Summer Hackathon for my project Fluence. It focusses about addressing the task of lanuguage understanding responsibly (fairness and computational efficiency).
I deeply care about promoting clairty AI research. Started a Youtube channel in free time during undergrad days for which I don’t have sparse time nowadays.
Recent News* 22 Oct 2020: Volunteer for Neurips 2020 * 1 Oct 2020: Declared winner of Pytorch Global Hackathon 2020 in responsible AI category * 17 Aug 2020: I'll be joining UT Dallas as a MSCS student * 21 June 2020: Will serve as a volunteer for [ACL](https://acl2020.org/), Seattle 2020 * 18 June 2020: Secured 18th spot at CVPR 2020 [VQA challenge](https://visualqa.org/roe) * 17 June 2020: Will serve as a volunteer for [ICML](https://icml.cc/Conferences/2020), Vienna 2020 * 18 May 2020: My paper on Adaptive Transformers is available on [arxiv](https://arxiv.org/abs/2005.07486) * 17 Apr 2020: 1 Paper accepted at ACL SRW 2020 * 9 Apr 2020: I'll be a volunteer for ICLR 2020 * 24 Feb 2020: I joined Siemens again as a research intern to work on Predictive Maintenance. * 2 November 2019: I’ll be doing the Poster presentation at ICCV 2019, Seoul. * 18 August 2019: 1 paper accepeted at ICCV workshop 2019 * 21 Jan 2019: I joined Siemens as research intern (Autonomous Navigation group)
Conferences attended: ICCV 2019, ICLR 2020, ACL 2020