About Me

Hi, my name is Siddharth and I am a 3rd year PMRF Ph.D student at IIT Kharagpur, in the Dept. of Computer Science, working in the area of Fairness and Bias in AI with Prof. Animesh Mukherjee. I am a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship.

Prior to this I was a Technical Project Lead at Huawei Technologies, India, working with the Cloud & AI team on Big Databases, focusing on query optimization and database connectors.

I completed my M.Tech(Research) degree from Dept of CDS, IISc, Bengaluru, India. During my time at IISc, I was associated with DREAM Lab working on distributed graph algorithms. I was also a recipient of the Microsoft Data Science Fellowship for the duration of my degree.

I completed my B.Tech in Computer Science and Engg in 2016 from Tezpur Central University, Tezpur, Assam, India.

I play football and volleyball and am a huge supporter of Manchester United FC. I like photography, reading books and writing poetry. Albert Camus, Ruskin Bond and Khaled Hosseini are some of the authors whose works I love.


Feb 2023: A History of Diversity in the Web (Conference) has been accepted as a full paper in The WebConference 2023 (Special Track on History of the Web).
Jan 2023: I have been selected to attend Google Research Week 2023 to be held in Bengaluru, India from 29th-31st January, 2023!
Nov 2022: I have been selected to attend the AI Ethics and Governance (Turing Commons) Training from 21st-25th November, 2022!
May 2022: Platform Governance: Past, Present and Future has been published as an Arm’s Length article in ACM GetMobile: Mobile Computing and Communications, Volume 26 Issue 1! [Article]