The interdisciplinary nature of the course impressed me the most. Also, the flexibility around course selection, focus on team effort and the capstone project seemed really exciting. The course is not just around building technical skills but also about developing analytical skills in general.
What excites you about data science?
In today's world where there are loads of data being generated every day, the ability to draw meaningful insights from data is exciting. The math that goes behind the analysis is just amazing. The field of data science is expanding into all domains and hence is getting bigger and better.
What research area are you most interested in?
I am interested in deep learning, Natural Language Processing techniques. I am also interested in the analysis of social networks.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to learn new things that I think will come handy at some point. I also love painting and reading fiction novels.
What is one interesting fact about you?
I attended an IEEE conference in Paris and had an amazing solo trip sponsored by my school!