Computer scientist, reader, writer
Outreachy: Some Final Thoughts
Aug 20, 2019
As my internship with Outreachy concludes, I can only look back and realise how far I have come in the...
Cross-compiling in the Linux Kernel
Jul 25, 2019
The Linux kernel, by necessity, needs to run on a wide variety of architectures. However, by default, the kernel is...
Outreachy and the Value of Distractions
Jul 7, 2019
When I applied to Outreachy, I divided the three-month period into 4 sections of approximately three weeks each. I thought...
Coccinelle Cleanups in the Linux Kernel
Jun 21, 2019
The Linux kernel is open source, meaning that anyone can submit edits to it at any point. In the past...
Humans First, Compilers Second
Jun 7, 2019
My Outreachy project for this summer involves using Coccinelle to clean up the Linux kernel. For the past three weeks,...
A Rejection of Rejection Letters
Jun 7, 2019
Approximately 90% of all the rejection letters ever sent follow the same template: “Dear [Applicant], We regret to inform you...
How to Apply for Outreachy
May 25, 2019
What is Outreachy? Outreachy is an amazing programme that provides funding and mentorship, for people belonging to groups that are...
May 24, 2019
Wednesday evening. Sterile walls, white lights, a crowd of specialists. Hesitation. “Are you sure you want this procedure?” a specialist...
May 22, 2019
Hello! Welcome to my blog. My interest is mainly in computer security, although I will also post about my work...
An implementation of Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme.
An implementation of the secret sharing scheme developed by Applebaum and Arkis in 2017.
A ground-up implementation of a user-based recommendation system. Improves upon previous SVD algorithms.
Some error-detecting and -correcting codes.
Intern at Linux, 05/2019-Current
Used Coccinelle to clean up the Linux kernel.
Research Intern at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 05/2018-08/2018
Worked with Professor Vinod Prabhakaran to develop a new method of secure multiparty computation.
Research Intern at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 05/2017-07/2017
Worked with Professor Anupam Chattopadhyay on generating efficient s-box circuits.
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Studies and Research, Ashoka University, 2019
BSc in Computer Science, Ashoka University, 2018