Postdoctoral Associate and

Schramm Fellow Instructor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

s<lastname> (at) mit.edu

I am currently a Postdoctoral Associate and Schramm Fellow Instructor at the Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology working in the group of Elchanan Mossel. During AY 2018–19, I was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England where under the mentorship of Christian Borgs and Jennifer Chayes. I completed my PhD in 2018 at Eindhoven University of Technology under the guidance of Remco van der Hofstad and Johan van Leeuwaarden.

I am coorganizing a workshop on Graph Limits, Non-Parametric Models and Estimation at Simons Institute, Berkeley in Fall, 2022.

Research

Broad interests: Random graphs, Stochastic processes, Inference on networks, Graph limits.

Recent works/focus on: Percolation on finite graphs; epidemics on networks; community detection; sampling convergence; large deviation on random graphs.

My research aims to address emerging challenges arising in the study of large and complex networks. With a background in probability, over the past years, my research has focused broadly on problems arising from statistical physics, graph limits, network algorithms, and statistics. Here is a recent copy of my CV.

Awards and Honors

  • 2020 – IMS New Researcher Travel Award.

  • 2019 – AMS-Simons Travel Grant.

  • 2019 – Stieltjes Prize for the best PhD thesis in mathematics, published in The Netherlands.

  • 2012 – Prof. Anil Bhattacharya Award for academic achievements during Bachelor’s degree.

  • 2011 – INSPIRE scholarship from Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

  • 2009 – Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search scholarship (JBNSTS).

Work Experience

    • Schramm postdoctoral fellow, MIT Mathematics, 2019–2021.

    • Schramm postdoctoral fellow, Microsoft research lab New England, 2018–2019.

    • Research intern, Microsoft research lab New England, 2017.

Academic Background

    • PhD in Mathematics (Cum Laude), Eindhoven University of Technology, 2014–2018.

    • Masters degree in Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, 2012–2014.

    • Bachelors degree in Statistics, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, 2009–2012.