I am originally from Kodad, India. After finishing high school in Hyderabad, I joined Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in fall 2006 and received Dual Degree (B.Tech and M.Tech) in Electrical Engineering in 2011. I then moved to Houston, USA in fall 2011 to pursue Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at Rice University. I also spent the summer of 2010 in IBM India Research Labs, Bangalore, the summer of 2013 in Texas Instruments, Dallas and the summer of 2015 in Cyberonics, Houston. My research interests lie in the areas of signal processing, information theory, machine learning and computational neuroscience.