Doctor of Philosophy

Department of computer science (Jan 2004 to May 2007), University of Maryland, College Park, MD 

Thesis: Scalable machine learning for massive datasets: Fast summation algorithms

Advisor: Dr. Ramani Duraiswami  GPA: 4.0/4.0


Received the Dean's Fellowship award for 2006-2007 for excellence in research.


Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2007.


Master of Science

Department of electrical engineering (Aug 2001 to Dec 2003), University of Maryland, College Park, MD 

Thesis: Position calibration of acoustic sensors and actuators on distributed general purpose computing platforms
Advisors: Dr. Ramani Duraiswami and Dr.Rama Chellappa

Major: Signal Processing Minor: Computer Engineering  GPA: 3.828/4.0


Bachelor of Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering (May 2001), National Institute of Technology,Trichy, India

Department Rank:1/51 Aggregate: 87.97% Equivalent GPA: 4.0/4.0

Best outgoing student in the department for the year 2000-2001

Recipient of the National Science Fellowship Award (Engineering Stream) for the year 1999 funded by

the Department of Science and Technology (DST),Government of India

Recipient of the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholarship in the year 1995