Developed scalable value propositions for drip irrigation products in India that are not dependent on government subsidies for an Israeli drip irrigation company
Assessed the potential for intravenous (IV) iron drugs to alleviate morbidity and mortality associated with iron deficiency anemia and estimated the market size for IV iron drugs over the next 10 years in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa for a major global foundation
Assessed the potential value proposition and market landscape in LMICs (across Asia and Latin America) for an infectious disease related monoclonal antibody under development for a UK-based global pharmaceutical giant
Evaluated and re-designed health data modelling efforts in LMICs for a major global foundation
Designed India’s first skilling-focused development impact bond (DIB) aimed at increasing employment post-COVID in India
Managed operational performance and COVID pivots for the Quality Education India (QEI) DIB, the world’s largest education DIB
Developed a major European Foundation’s education & health investment strategy in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Designed the organization and programmatic strategy for the largest philanthropic collaborative focused on climate change in India
Analyzed government entitlements provided for COVID relief in India for a global Impact Investing Fund
Conducted extensive literature review and assessed feasibility of implementing the Reservoir Computing framework based on group’s macroscopic model of Equity Markets.
Headed a team of 22 undergraduate students and research scholars at IIT Madras to produce the Immerse magazine, which comprises scientific articles showcasing the research happening in the various departments at IIT Madras.
Worked under the guidance of Prof. Krishna Sundar at the Digital Innovation Lab (DI Lab), IIM Bangalore. Authored an academic publication (first author) in the International Journal of Electronic Governance (IJEG) proposing a blockchain-based model for secure and effective management of CSR funds leveraging smart contracts and crypto-token based tracking.
Worked cross functionally with developers, managers staffing team to develop a ML-based automated internal resource allocation tool
Problem Identification: Assessed pain points in the current staffing situation through stakeholder conversations
Solutioning (in close collaboration with developers):
(a) Designed a CV template that will be updated by all resources periodically
(b) Developed a resource allocation algorithm that mines CVs to identify skills in each resource, cross
references against resource availability development goals to show a menu of options for managers to choose their team
Impact: 40 reduced time spent by managers in staffing along with improved internal standardization
Worked under the guidance of Dr. K. Sekar in the Laboratory for Structural Biology and Bio-computing in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc, Bangalore: (i) Developed an efficient algorithm to perform structural superposition of multiple proteins and fragment detection by incorporating the concept of quaternions; (ii) Designed a computational tool to predict the geometry of metal-ligand coordination in proteins and authored an academic publication (first author) in the Journal of Applied Crystallography about the tool.
Conducted secondary research on estimating the equity correlation for debt issuers using Generalized Herfindahl–Hirschman Index (HHI) for a credit portfolio and studied the performance of GHHI in capturing the diversification of the credit portfolio using data from NSE and BSE.
Used Tableau to create an interactive dashboard showcasing state-wise analysis of power consumption and demand in India. Project exhibited at the Centre for Innovation (CFI) Open House, 2015 at IIT Madras through the Analytics Club.
Summer Internship with the Times of India (ToI).