I am working as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of CSIS at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus. Prior to joining BITS, Pilani, I completed my Ph.D. in Social Computing and Security Informatics with IIIT-Delhi, advised by Dr. Ashish Sureka and co-advised by Dr. Vikram Goyal.
My PhD thesis is focused on "Open Source Social Media as Sensors for Enabling Government Identification, Prediction and Response Applications". The aim of these applications is to investigate text classification and natural language processing-based techniques for developing novel applications of Open Source Social Media Intelligence in the government sector. For example,
My primary research interests are in Social Computing, Intelligence and Security Informatics, Natural Language Processing, and Text Mining.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of CSIS
Office: A-402, BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus,
NH 17-B, Bypass Road, Zuarinagar, Sancoale
Goa, India. 403726
Phone: 0832 2580 370
BITS Profile: http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/goa/swatia/Profile
Joined as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of CSIS at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa, India.
Organizing a special track on "Applications of Social Media in Security Informatics" (ASMSI) in The Seventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS) 2017.
Successfully defended my Ph.D. thesis on June 22, 2017. My dissertation can be accessed here.
Awarded student travel grant from PAKDD and ACM-India to present my work at PAKDD 2017
submitted my Ph.D. dissertation to the examiners [Synopsis Link]
will Present my work dynamics of religious conflict on online social media at PAKDD, Jeju, South Korea (May 23-26, 2017)
Presented my paper on complaint reports identification at ADMA, Gold Coast, Australia (December 12-15, 2016)
Presented my work on racist intent classification in microblogs at EISIC, Uppsala, Sweden (August 17-19, 2016)