I am an Assistant Professor at IIT Ropar. I teach Data Structures and Multimedia Systems. My research focus is broadly on innovative use and design of image processing and machine learning algorithms for multimedia systems, with specialisation in Big data analysis and presentation. Areas of my recent work include automatic movie making and privacy-aware video surveillance. In addition, I am also exploring multimedia techniques to solve various problems in the emerging area of Internet of Vehicles.
I obtained my Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Electronics Design and Technology from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, in 2006 and PhD in Computer Science from School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore in 2012 respectively. Currently I am a postdoctoral associate at University of Ottawa/New York University Abu Dhabi. I have played roles of Reviewer, TPC member, Tutorial organizer, and Panellist for various reputed conferences and journals.