About Me

I am currently an incoming graduate student at the University of Toronto where I will be pursuing an M.Sc. in Computer Science.


I am from Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. I had my elementary school education at Mayoor School, Ajmer followed by my high school education at Vidya Mandir Sr. Sec. School in Kota where I also joined Bansal Classes Pvt. Ltd. for IIT-JEE coaching. I have completed my B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Kanpur.


I am a simple guy who is always ready for experiencing the exciting things life has to offer. I love programming, reading novels and web designing. I am always game for anything mathematically challenging. I play Field Hockey as a right inner or sometimes as a right midfielder and I play a lot of PC games too. I enjoy travelling to new places and like to play new tunes on my synthesizer. To know more about me and the stuff I like to do you can explore this blog or visit my personal website.


My research interests are mainly Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Web and System security. I did a research internship on Machine Learning and Robotics with Prof. Ashutosh Saxena at Cornell University. The project page is at <LINK>. At University of Toronto I will be working with Prof. Ruslan Salakhutdinov and the Machine Learning group.


You can send a mail to me at:(This address is old. I’ll update it after I reach Toronto)
C-204, Hall 1
IIT Kanpur
Kanpur-208016
UP, India

Or contact me via E-mail at:
shikhar38—delete everything after 38— AT gmail DOT com

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