2016-Present: Doctor of Philosophy in Learning Analytics, Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

2012-2013: Master of Science in Information Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (CGPA 4.15/5)

2006-2010: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, India (First Class with Distinction)

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  • 2018 (Ongoing): Research Assistant (Part-time)

Working on Dr. Kirsty Kitto‘s project mapping and developing graduate data attributes from curriculum materials of data-intensive subjects across UTS .

  • 2017 Spring and Autumn semesters: Teaching team member – Masters of Data Science and Innovation, UTS (Part-time)

Subject tutor for ‘36106: Data, Algorithms and Meaning’ involving regular engagement and tutoring students in data science programming.

  • 2016: Research Project Officer, UTS (Part-time)

Research Assistant working on quantitative and text analysis of data from a writing benchmarking project.

  • Jul 2013 – Aug 2016: Research Associate, National Institute of Education – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Full-time)

Research work on projects involving learning analytics and developing 21st-century competencies (teamwork, in particular) in Singapore school education.

  • Jul 2010 – Jun 2012: Programmer Analyst, Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, India  (Full-time)

Software programming for projects from the Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence domain.


Scholarships and Awards

  • Funding to attend the Doctoral Consortium at LAK 2018 Conference (SOLAR, 2018)
  • Vice Chancellor’s Conference Fund (UTS, 2017)
  • APSCE Merit Scholarship (ICCE, 2017)
  • Tamil Nadu Government Merit Certificate (India, 2004)

Membership and roles

  • Program Committee member and Reviewer for the 9th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference LAK 2019.
  • Reviewer for the Learning, Education and Families track in ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI’19
  • 2018: Program Committee member & Reviewer for the Special Track on Big Data, Analytics & Machine Learning in Education in IEEE TALE 2018.
  • 2018: 2 Invited Reviews for the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.
  • 2018: Program Committee member & Reviewer for the sub-conference – C2: Learning Sciences and Computer Supported Collaborative Learning at the 26th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2018)
  • 2018 – Current: Member of the Board of Studies for the Connected Intelligence Centre, UTS.
  • 2018: Reviewer for the 13th International Conference on the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2018).
  • 2018: Program Committee member and Reviewer for the 8th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK 2018).
  • 2017: Reviewer for Eye Tracking Enhanced Learning: A workshop on eye-tracking experiences in educational technology research. Collocated with the 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2017 ,Tallinn, Estoni.
  • 2017, 2018: Student member of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SOLAR).
  • 2017: Student member of the Asia Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE).
  • 2016, June: Volunteer Coordinator for the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences organized by National Institute of Education, NTU, Singapore from 20th to 24th June 2016.
  • 2015 June: Strand Coordinator for the strand ‘IT in Education’ in the Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference organized by National Institute of Education, NTU, Singapore from 2nd to 4th June 2015.
  • 2013: Student Volunteer for the Newsplex Asia launch event by Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • 2009-2010: Editorial Board Member of Undergraduate College.
  • 2006-2010: Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education, IEEE.
  • 2003: State Governor’s Rajyapuraskar ‘Girl Guide’ from the Bharat Scouts and Guides Movement, India.