Senior Engineer/Researcher

Qualcomm Inc

Feb 2023 – Present San Diego, CA
Developing camera algorithms applying computer vision and machine learning ideas.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University

Sep 2020 – Feb 2023 Boston, MA
Working at the intersection of machine learning, computer vision and medical imaging

Graduate Research Intern

Medical Sieve Radiology Group, IBM Research

Jun 2019 – Sep 2019 San Jose, CA
Worked on improving generalization of convolutional neural networks while classifying medical images from new source

Graduate Research Assistant

Computational Biomedicine Lab, RIT

Aug 2015 – Aug 2020 Rochester, NY
Worked on machine learning and statistical inference with applications to medical images

Electronics & Electrical Engineer

Nepal Electricity Authority, Central Office

Mar 2014 – Jun 2015 Kathmandu, Nepal



Deep Generative Models and Representation Learning

Can we learn meaningful representation from real world videos or biomedical signals ?

Generalization, Interpretability and Reliable Learning

How to understand and improve generalization and robustness in deep networks?

Geometric Deep Learning

Apply geometric information while solving inverse problem.

Probabilistic Models and Inference

Apply probabilistic modeling, deep generative modeling and inference to solve inverse problem.

Regularization, Semi supervised Learning and Data augmentation

Apply smoothness based regularization to help semi supervised learning.

Recent & Upcoming Talks


A talk in Winter School in AI, Nepal.

NeurIPS 2021 Spotlight Talk.

Awards and Achievements

IPMI Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to 10 junior scientists by IPMI 2019 conference

GCCIS Travel Grant

Awarded by Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences to present research work at MICCAI 2017

RIT PhD Merit Scholarship

Financial Support for PhD study at RIT.

Prof. F.N. Trofimenkoff Academic Achievement Award

Awarded for graduating at the top of class (1 out of 346) in B.E. Electronics and Communication, Institute of Engineering.
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The College Fellowship

Awarded for academic merit and performance

Undergraduate Scholarship

To support tuition during the undergraduate studies at Pulchowk Campus based on the performance in the entrance exam. Entrance Exam Rank: 10 out of 12000

Golden Jubilee Scholarship Award

Awarded based on merit and academic excellence
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Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Award

Awarded based on merit and academic excellence
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Blog Posts


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