I am Research Scientist at the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing Division of the Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative at the University of Virginia . I am generally interested in building tools and systems for extracting useful information out of data. My research focuses on High Performance Computing, Agent Based Modeling, and Analysis of Large Datasets. I am also interested in Explainable AI with special interest in explaining Natural Language (NLP) models.
You can contact me at pb [at] parantapa [dot] net.
Doctor of Philosophy
from IIT Kharagpur (2017)
Thesis Title: Characterizing Twitter Users for Building Social Systems
Master of Technology in Information Technology
from IIT Kharagpur (2010)
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) in Information Technology
from Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur (2008)