Education

  • 2015-2019: Ph.D., Language, Interaction and Computation Laboratory, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
  • 2010-2013: M.S. (by Research), CSE, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
  • 2005-2008: Master of Computer Application, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
  • 2001-2005: B.Sc.(H) Computer Science , A.R.S.D. College, Delhi University, Delhi, India

Work Experience

  • 2019 - - : Research Associate (Postdoctoral Researcher), Computational Linguistics Lab, QMUL, London, UK
  • 2015-2019: Graduate Research Assistant, Language, Interaction and Computation Laboratory, UniTN, Trento, Italy
  • 2017-2017: Visiting Researcher, Dialogue Modelling Group, UvA, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2013-2014: Research Assistant, Multimedia Signal Processing Lab, UM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2010-2013: Graduate Research Assistant. Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT-H, Hyderabad, India
  • 2008-2010: Associate Software Engineer, Accenture Services Pvt. Limited, Bangalore, India

Mentoring

  • 2019-2020: Babatunde Shofolawe Bakare, Master Thesis, Queen Mary University of London
  • 2019-2020: Cara Evangeline Chandra Mohan, Master Thesis, Queen Mary University of London
  • 2018-2019: Ece Takmaz, Master summer project, University of Amsterdam
  • 2017-2018: Mingjun Duan, Undergraduate summer internship, visiting University of Trento from CMU
  • 2017-2018: Aashish Venkatesh, Master summer project & Thesis, University of Amsterdam
  • 2017-2018: Tim Baumg√§rtner, Master summer project, University of Amsterdam
  • 2017-2018: Nikos Kondylidis, Master summer project, University of Amsterdam
  • 2016-2017: Yauhen Klimovich, Master internship project , University of Trento

Professional Services

  • Area Chair

    • 2021: EACL (Dialogue and Interactive Systems track).
  • Reviewer and/or Program Committee

    • 2020: Peer J Computer Science(1), AACL-IJCNLP(3), COLING(7), EMNLP(6), NeurIPS(3), ICON(), SemEval-Task3(1), OHARS(RecSys)(2), LANTERN(COLING)(2), RDSM(COLING)()
    • 2019: ACL(5), EMNLP-IJCNLP(5), NeurIPS(5), NoDaLiDa(2), ICON(4), ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications(1), LANTERN (EMNLP-IJCNLP)(3)
  • Volunteer

    • 2020: ICLR, ICML
    • 2019: SemDial

Awards/Fellowships

  • 2019: Outstanding Reviewer EMNLP
  • 2015-2019: Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Trento
  • 2010-2013: Institute Fellowship, IIIT Hyderabad
  • 2005-2006: Merit Scholarship, NIT Calicut