IIT Kharagpur alumnus, Prof. Srijan Kumar has been included in Forbes 30 under 30 in Science,
Class of 2022!
Prof. Kumar is an Assistant Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a specialist in
AI, ML, and Data Science. In his attempt to make the internet a safer place he is involved in
developing Data Science and Machine Learning solutions to combat fraudsters, trolls, and other
malicious entities. His research has influenced Twitter’s Birdwatch platform. It is also
implemented by Flipkart.
An alumnus of the 2013 batch from the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the
Institute, Prof. Kumar went on to pursue his Masters and a Ph.D. from the University of
Maryland, College Park.
He said that he is ever grateful to the teachers at the Computer Science Department. He specially
conveyed his gratitude to his mentor Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti. He also thanked Prof. Niloy
Ganguly and Prof. Animesh Mukherjee for introducing him to Machine Learning and Data
Content Writer:- Arkaprabha Pal, Office of Alumni Affairs & Branding