I believe that a career in research offered me the unique opportunity of working at the cutting edge of technology, with unparalleled intellectual challenges and creative satisfaction. To my mind a graduate education helps to comprehend the fundamental principles of science such that one is able to successfully apply these principles to real life situations. I have always aspired to choose a career in a field that really stimulates me and holds a natural appeal to me. Today as I stand at the pathway of learning, I have without hesitation chosen the field that excites me the most and draw the best of my abilities. My research vision is user-centred, socially beneficial and system-oriented. I like working on real application projects which has potential social impact in our daily lives. Before attacking any research problem, I always ask myself which problem I am trying to solve and what would be the contribution towards humanity. I took courses on Data Mining, and Information Retrieval, those helped in my curiosity about the practical usage of existing and innovative techniques in real data domain. Further, this enhanced my knowledge and made me eager to develop new techniques by overcoming the existing ones. I am deeply interested in contributing to research being conducted in the fields of Machine Learning, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Image processing, as well as solving domain problems by analysing given data and appropriately applying solutions to those problems.

Assistant Professor, Researcher- Machine Learning, NLP, Deep Learning.

Dr. Basant Agarwal is currently working as an Associate Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Cental University of Rajasthan. Ealier, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota (IIIT-Kota), India, which is an Institute of National Importance. Dr Basant Agarwal holds a M.Tech. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) Jaipur, India. He has more than 9 years of experience in research and teaching. He has worked as a Postdoc Research Fellow at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, under the prestigious ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) fellowship in 2016. He has also worked as a Research Scientist at Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. He has worked on exploring the methods for knowledge extraction from text using deep learning algorithms, Convolutional Neural Network, Recurrent Neural Network etc. He has published more than 60 research papers in reputed conferences and Journals. His research interests include Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Sentiment Analysis, Sentic Computing.

  • Website: http://basantagarwal.com/
  • City: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Phone: +91 9829013908
  • Email: basant@curaj.ac.in

Dr. Agarwal has established national and international connections with different projects and is an active speaker and participant in various conferences. He is also the author of various books and actively partipate in editing books and adding chapters to them.


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