Hello! I am a CS graduate student from University of Wisconsin Madison. I am passionate about solving problems through technology.

  • Three years of work experience as a Software Engineer.
  • Experience in Cloud engineering, Mobile app development, RESTful and web-services, Agile methodologies, and software testing.
  • Skilled in Object Oriented Design, Java, Python, Android, JavaScript, C++, and Software Design Patterns.
Find my Resume here.

Research Experience

Graduate Research Assistant

Sept 2017 - Dec 2018
University of Wisconsin Madison

Building an end-to-end scalable cloud/crowd based Entity Matching system - CloudMatcher with Machine Learning and data integration capabilities. This is a joint work with Prof. AnHai Doan.

Ported the service to the AWS Cloud and implemented distributed task queue for the steps in ML workflow.


Dec 2012 - Feb 2013
College of Engineering, Guindy

Built a system that shows real-time bus location and predicts arrival time using machine learning techniques.

The work featured in The Hindu national newspaper and few other dailies. Invited by Minister of Transportation, Tamil Nadu to present the project to the advisory panel.

Professional Experience

Research Intern

May 2018 - Aug 2018
VMware, Palo Alto
  • Developed a log monitoring and analysis engine to identify the source of error on failures.
  • Improved the monitoring of service from automatically detecting anomalies in the logs.
  • Using MapReduce scaled the service to handle 10k logs every minute.

Software Engineer - II

Aug 2014 - Aug 2017
Cisco Systems, Chennai
  • Experience in full stack, Android application development and Cloud Engineering.
  • Owned and developed a Cloud micro-service that initiates software upgrades in mobile devices.
  • Implemented auto-deployment, scaling, and monitoring of cloud service in OpenStack.
  • Designed and developed Android UI and end to end functionality for TV library traversal, content restriction.
  • Built a RESTful web service with MongoDB as a backend to simulate any cloud service.
  • "Top contributor" award; Supported geo-distributed teams in debugging and troubleshooting issues.
  • Implemented caching strategy to reduce the overall response time of the server by 20% for multiple features.
  • Designed and developed in an agile environment following test-driven approach.
  • Developed a cross-platform automation end to end test framework that significantly reduced regressions.


Apr 2012 - May 2012
iThoughtz Technologies, Chennai

Developed an Android mobile application that shows traffic density through a route using the crowd-sourced data and suggests the best alternative route.


Co-author, "CloudMatcher: A Hands-Off Cloud/Crowd Service for Entity Matching." VLDB demonstration (2018). A cloud service that offers Entity Matching and Machine Learning as a service.

Co-author, "Entity Matching Meets Data Science: A Progress Report from the Magellan Project." Sigmoid (2019).


JMapper: JSON Document store for a Relational Database System

Designed and built a mapping layer for faster reads and writes of a JSON object in PostgreSQL.

ID3 Decision Tree, Naive Bayes, Neural Net Learners

Implemented ID3 decision tree, Naïve Bayes classifier, Neural Network with back propagation for classification problems.

Entity Extraction and Entity Matching of Books from disparate sources

Developed a module that extracts entities along with meta-data from multiple websites and performed Entity Matching..

Document Clustering Using Variants of Non-Negative Matrix Factorization

Improved clustering by approximating the term frequency matrix as non-negative vectors, and hence eliminating subtractive basis.

Entity-centric Contextual Information Retrieval

Built a Search Engine for Information retrieval based on the Entities and Attributes. Improved Entity Recognition using the meta-data and rules, and implemented similarity index to rank the pages.

Recommender System

Implemented a prototype of Recommendation Engine by applying Collaborating filtering on a million dataset of user's search and view history. Awarded first prize in Innovation challenge held at Cisco.

Hobby Projects


Built a web service and an Android application for live status, search and enquiry of trains.

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Designed and built a system that predicts why a particular keyword is trending in social media. Given a keyword, it crawls through all the news websites and searches for the matching event.


Designed and built an Android application that automates the bill pay on receiving the payment notification(SMS/e-bill) from the biller. This was developed as part of Hackathon organised by ICICI bank.


Designed and built an Android application that lets the user to share the rides with friends through social media apps.

Honors & Awards

  • Regional finalist in National Level Programming Contest, NLPC'12
  • Workshops on Android Application development.
  • National merit scholarship(2010-2014).
  • Taught Programming and Data structure course to College students.
  • Cisco Security expert -Green belt.
  • 'Best out-going student' award.


I'm a movie buff. I strongly believe Memento, Prestige, and Fight Club are some of the best movies ever made.

I have super power of ..... huh! forgetting things easily.

In my free time, I love reading about Astrophysics.