Hey There! I'm Yash. It is a pleasure to have you here! I'm, pursuing my Master's in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. I have a penchant for technology and an ardent believer that it drives humanity forward. A lifelong learner and willing to evolve with changing trends & technologies.
I'm here to add value!
Experienced in: Software Development, Machine Learning, Web Development, Data Science, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Backend
Won accolades in Hackathons, Presentation, Writing, Research, Ideation and Academics
WINNER, SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2020
Smart India Hackathon 2020 is the world's largest ever online hackathon which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi
Won a Cash Prize of Rs 1,00,000 and a Winning Certificate.
Solved real world problem for Government of Madhya Pradesh, which is second largest state in India.
Problem Statement : "Converting hand written documents as scanned images or photos (in any format) to legible text document using AI extracting important and critical information into database."
WINNER, ASEAN-INDIA HACKATHON 2021
Participants from 10+ countries across the Asian Continent, organized by Prime Minsiter Mr. Narendra Modi
Collaborated with Cross Cultural teammates from Indonesian, Vietnam and India from business, design and tech backgrounds
Won a Cash Prize of $ 2700 and a Winning Certificate
Got interviewed by an Indonesian TV Channel (Gunadarma TV)
Theme: "Blockchain in Logistics (Blue Economy)"
Problem Statement: "Logistics is a service industry where Time and cost the critical factors. There are numerous parties involved in the transport of goods from origin to final destination, which includes many processes .Many of the processes are manual and time-consuming resulting in delay in delivering of goods."
Semi-finalist, KPMG IDEATION CHALLENGE
KPMG Ideation Challenge is one of the largest global business case study competitions organized by KPMG
Idea selected in the Top 20 out of more than 6000 submissions
Presented in an auditorium of 200+ MBA graduates and jury which consisted of Partners and Directors of KPMG India
Idea: Street Ops - AI Based Automobile Safety System
WINNER, HACKCOVIT HACKATHON 2020
HackCOVIT 2020 is an Hackathon organized by Vellore Insititute of Technology ( VIT ) and the theme is the ongoing COVID pandemic
Won a Cash Prize of Rs 15,000 and a Winning Certificate
Project Selected as the Winner out of 690+ participating teams
Idea: Kisaan Sanchalan - AI For Farmers
Problem Statment: The farmers are unable to track the overall status of their crops in their fields. Bring about a model for real-time identification of crops,weeds, pest attacks, and nutrient deficiency symptoms in the fields. This will be of great help for the farmers during this crisis.
RUNNER UP, BUOYANCI INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019
Buoyanci is an innovation and growth acceleration
Idea selected as the Runner Up out of more than 150 submissions
Won a Cash Prize of Rs 12,000 and a First Runner Up Certificate
Theme: AI For Healthcare
Idea: AI For Skin Cancer
Top 5%, GOLD MEDAL, iit
"Joy of Computing using Python" is a course offered by Social Computing and collective Intelligence lab (SCII) of IIT Ropar
Awarded Gold Medal Certificate for being in the Top 5% out of 9000+ candidates for scoring 93% in a proctored exam conducted by IIT
Instructor: Dr Sudarshan Iyengar, professor IIT R
Top 1%, SILVER MEDAL, iit
"Python for Data Science" is a course offered by IIT Madras which teaches Statistics, Data Visualization, Data Science and case studies on Regression and Classification.
Awarded Silver Medal Certificate for being in the Top 1% out of 4400+ candidates for scoring 88% in a proctored exam conducted by IIT
Instructor: Dr Raghunathan Rengasamy, Chair Professor, IIT Madras
Top 5%, SILVER MEDAL, iit
"Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python" is a course offered by CMI which teaches Dynamic Programming, Trees, Backtracking, Searching , Sorting and so on.
Awarded Silver Medal Certificate for being in the Top 5% out of 3800+ candidates for scoring 81% in a proctored exam conducted by IIT
Instructor: Dr Madhavan Mukund, Director of Chennai Mathematical Institute
WINNER, IEEE TECHNICAL PAPER PRESENTATION
Presented a paper on Computer Vision in Self Driving Cars.
Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for being the Winner of IEEE Technical Paper Presentation out of 30+ teams.
RUNNER UP, THE AMAZING RACE
Treasure Hunt Competition organized by Computer Society of India. First Runner Up out of 30+ teams. Learnt about dealing with pressure situations, team work and coordination
UNIVERSITY TOPPER, ENGINEERING MECHANICS
Awarded a certificate of Merit for securing First Rank in Engineering Mechanics, out of 500+ students.
RUNNER UP, ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION
Awarded a certificate of Appreciation for being the Runner Up in an Article Writing Competition organized by Computer Society of India, on the topic "Recent Advances in Space Research"
SPECIAL MENTION,NATIONAL BLOG WRITING COMPETITION
Awarded a Certificate and a Letter of Appreciation for writing an outstanding blog for Umeed's National Blog Writing Competition
RUNNER UP, ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION
Awarded a certificate of Appreciation for being the Runner Up in an Essay Writing Competition organized by IEEE Women in Engineering, on the topic "Gender Equality in Technlogy"
RUNNER UP, ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION
Awarded a certificate of Appreciation for being the Runner Up in an Article Writing Competition organized by Computer Society of India, on the topic "ChatBots: An Application of Big Data"
TOP 25, NATIONAL ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION
Awarded a certificate of Achievement for being the Top 25 in an Article Writing Competition organized by Delhi Technological University, out of 400+ entries, on the topic "Who gains from the pandemic, humans or nature?"