I am a Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H), currently serving as the Head of Language Technologies Research Centre (LTRC) & the Head of Information Retrieval and Extraction Lab (iREL). My research interests are in the broad areas of Information Retrieval, Extraction & Access, more specifically ~ Social Media Analysis, Summarization, Semantic Search, Text Generation, and Cloud Computing. I have also been the CEO of the IIIT Hyderabad Foundation, which runs one of the largest technology incubators in India, and the Dean (Research & Development), IIIT-H.
Winners, Constraint shared task for the categorization of hostile and adverse content at AAAI '21.
Received Google India Research Award for works related to AI for Social Good.
Work on Categorization of Sexism and Misogyny accepted at TWEB '21.
Winners, LongSumm and LaySumm Scientific Document Summarization shared tasks at EMNLP '20.
Work on Style Transfer accepted at AAAI '20.
Serving as General Chair at CODS-COMAD 2020, India's largest AI conference.
Project Angel featured in online media.
Team Goldfish gets the top position at the Clickbait Challenge.
Runners-up in the shared task for semantic discernment of happy moments posted online - @ AffConn, AAAI '19.
Work on stereotypical bias removal using knowledge-based generalizations accepted in The Web Conference, 2019.
Work on extractive summarization accepted at AAAI '18.