Pintu Kumar

Research Scholar (2020 - Present)                                                          

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
IIT Bombay

Office: PhD lab, Third Floor, IEOR buildiing, IIT Bombay,      
Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400076
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Supervisor: Prof. N. Hemachandra

Research Interest
Representation learning, Graph representation learning 

Academic Background

B.Sc.(H) Mathematics, Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi
M.Sc. Mathematics, IIT Jodhpur, Master's thesis topic - "Dynamics of S-unimodal maps" under supervision of Prof. V V M S Chandramouli

Awards and Fellowships

  • Prime Minister Research Fellow January 2021 - Present
  • CSIR Junior Research Fellow January 2020 - December 2020. Qualified CSIR-UGC(NET) JRF in Mathematical Science in 2018
  • Silver Medal for scoring highest marks in M.Sc. Mathematics batch, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur,2019
  • Qualified GATE 2019 in Mathematics
  • Qualified JAM in Mathematics and  Mathematical Statistics in 2017
  • Awarded CSSS during Bachelors and Masters,2014-2019

Teaching and TAship

Courses (C-Credit, A-Audit, NC-Non Credit)

  • Spring 2020: Introduction to Machine Learning(C), Probabilistic Models(C), Decision Analysis and Game Theory(C), IEOR Lab(C), Communication Skills -I(NC), Communication Skills -II(NC)
  • Autumn 2021: Learning with Graphs(C), Mathematical Optimisation Techniques(C), Deep Learning - Theory and Practice(C), Topics in Learning Algorithms(C),   Seminar(C) - "Graph Node Embedding", Foundations of Machine Learning(A), Engineering Statistics(A)
  • Spring 2021Probability and Stochastic Processes II(C), Simulation Modeling and Analysis(C)