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Pushkal Agarwal

PhD student

Research interests

  • Engineering


Pushkal is an MPhil/PhD student on the Professor Sir Richard Trainor Scholarship, and an avid technology enthusiast. His work focuses on social media analysis in the context of digital citizen engagement. His publications include works in AAAI ICWSM, The Web Conference, ACM Hypertext and more, which can be seen on Google Scholar. His industrial experience includes research internships at Nokia Bell Labs (Cambridge, UK), Telefonica Research (Barcelona, Spain) as well as Data Analyst at Nielsen (Hyderabad, India). His accolades include a Chairman’s Gold Medal for best all-round performance in the graduating class of 2017 (BTech. CSE) from LNMIIT, India.

Thesis title

Digital Citizen Engagement: A Case Study Approach Involving Multiple Countries and Platforms

Research interests

  • Computational Social Science
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Data Analysis
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • R/Python Programming

PhD supervision

Principal supervisor: Dr Toktam Mahmoodi.

Further details

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