I obtained my PhD and Masters in
Electrical and Computer
Engineering at Carnegie Mellon
University where I was primarily affiliated with Cylab, CMU Security and Privacy Institute. My advisor was
Anupam Datta. My dissertation focused on defining accountability (blame assignment for violations) in interaction-based systems. I worked at the intersection of security and privacy, computer science and analytical philosophy.
I am broadly interested in security and privacy, user experience, causality, accountability, data analysis, applied machine learning and human-computer interaction [Resume]. A more detailed CV can be found here.
I am currently working as a Privacy Engineer at Google.
Previously, I was a Technology Associate at Thomson Reuters. The Technology Associate Program at Thomson Reuters is a highly selective rotational program for PhDs, focused on innovation and technology leadership. My first rotation was with the Research and Development team, where I used applied machine learning techniques for understanding user bases on social media. I am currently working with the Technology Strategy team on operationalizing the principles for 'privacy by design'.
Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, I completed my Bachelors in Electronics and Electrical Communication at PEC University of Technology (formerly Punjab Engineering College), Chandigarh, India.