On this page, I have listed some things that I do/used to do in the pursuit of “happyness”.
- Taught under-privileged children and managed operations for a TCS-CSR initiative called H20 (Helping Hand Organization)
- Moderator of the Artificial Intelligence channel of Campus Commune
- Book reviewer for Manning Publications Co
- Co-organizer of GDG Kolkata (2019 - 2021)
- Organizer of TensorFlow User Group Kolkata (2020 - 2021)
- Launchpad Women Entrepreneurs
- Explore ML Academy, Hyderabad
- AI Hack Tunisia
- Class III (2019) of Launchpad Accelerator India (Tweet by GoogleDevsIN)
- Google Code-in for TensorFlow through December, 2019 - January 2020 (Certificate)
- Build For Digital India Bootcamps through January 2020 - February 2020 (Tweet by GoogleDevsIN)
- Explore ML Bootcamp, Hyderabad (Tweet by GoogleDevsIN)
- Mentored at Google for Startups India Accelerator 2020, 2021
- Mentored for TensorFlow at Google Summer of Code 2021 (GSoC). Students: Aditya Kane and Vasudev Gupta. Here’s a related blog post from TensorFlow.
- Program committe member, Uncertainty & Robustness in Deep Learning Workshop (ICML 2021)
- Program committe member, ML Conf EU 2020
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Awards and recognition
- Recipient of the Google Open Source Peer Bonus Award (2020 and 2021). Here’s a related blog post (from the official Google Open Source Blog) jotting down the experiences that led to this honor.
- Led our team at PyImageSearch to Top 10 at this CVPR 2021 competition.
- Finished 2nd (with Siddha Ganju) at this competition organized by the NASA Impact team (Certificate).
- Received (sometimes jointly) the #TFCommunitySpotlight award six times for projects with varying use-cases, tooling, and motivation. Details in the following tweets by TensorFlow: Tweet 1, Tweet 2, Tweet 3, Tweet 4, Tweet 5, Tweet 6, and Tweet 7.
- Ranked 8 at Applied Roots Blogathon 2021.
- Recipient of the Intel Top Innovator Award (2019).
- Became a Google Cloud Innovator (Champion tier).
- Awarded as the Top Regional Contributor from India for TensorFlow, 2021. Blog post and Tweet from TensorFlow.
- Received NeurIPS 2021 AI4Science Workshop Travel Grant for this work.
- Received the Google OSS Expert Prize (February, 2022) with Soumik Rakshit for this work.
- Received the Google OSS Expert Prize (March, 2022) with Aritra Roy Gosthipaty for this work.
- Received the Google OSS Expert Prize (April, 2022) for this work.
- I love listening to all genres of music. A guitar player myself. Have played in a band Behest from 2013 to 2017.
- I love watching TV serials also (Narcos, Suits, Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, Ozark being all-time favorites).