About me

I am a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I am pursuing my PhD under the supervision of Prof. Nitin Vaidya broadly in the field of distributed optimization. I received a dual degree (B. Tech + M.Tech) in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Bombay in 2013.

Research Interests:

  • Distributed Optimization

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  • M.Sc, Applied Math: Optimization and Algorithms, UIUC, 2018
  • M.Tech, Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay, 2013
  • B.Tech, Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay, 2013

Academic Achievements:

  • Joan and Lalit Bahl Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2017-18. 2018-19.
  • Stillwell Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2014-15.
  • Research Award (URA03) for Master’s Thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. July 2013.
  • National Talent Search Scholarship, (NCERT) Government of India. 2006.