Teaching: I really really enjoy teaching. Student evaluations for teaching are as follows: (1) Vector Calculus for Engineers at Stanford University, (2) Problem Solving and Object-Oriented Programming using Java at Purdue University, and (3) Programming with Multimedia Objects using Python at Purdue University.
MasterClass: I enjoyed completing the following courses on MasterClass.
- Joyce Carol Oates Teaches the Art of the Short Story
- Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein Teach Advertising and Creativity
- Malcolm Gladwell Teaches Writing (loved this class)
- Roxane Gay Teaches Writing for Social Change
Wikipedia: I occasionally edit Wikipedia. Visit my contributions page for a full list of edits. I originally created the following pages: Wadhwani Institute for AI, Jure Leskovec, Dimitris Bertsimas, Wojciech Szpankowski, and Ahmed Sameh.
I compiled D. Sivakumar’s tweets on “23 things he didn’t learn in college/grad school.“
COVID-19 Kerala: In 2020, Jithin K. Sreedharan and I were among the first to publish a COVID-19 dashboard for the state of Kerala. We published the dashboard on March 17, 2020, when Kerala government did not have an official dashboard. We maintained it for 79 days. This initiative led to interactions with the data analysis team from the Kerala government.
July 2019: Comments submitted on an initial draft of “biological data storage, access, and sharing policy of India.”