I am an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at IIT Kanpur.

I am actively involved in cutting-edge research on technologies including Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning.

I am currently working on NLP/NLU, Legal-NLP, Multimodal Machine Learning, Sign Language Processing, Language and RL, Conversational Agents, etc.



2011 – 2017

PhD Computer Science

Saarland University, Germany


Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

2019 – Present

Post Doctoral Researcher

Disney Research

2017 – 2019

Post Doctoral Researcher

Cluster of Excellence MMCI, Saarland University

2017 – 2017

Visiting Research Scientist Intern


2015 – 2016

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Research Associate)

Cluster of Excellence MMCI, Saarland University

2011 – 2017

Software Engineer

Symantec Corporation

2007 – 2009


Ashutosh Modi