Punyajoy Saha is a PMRF research scholar in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal. Currently, he is doing research under the supervision of Prof. Animesh Mukherjee. He is also a member of the research group CNeRG.
Research - His current research interests lie in the intersection of computational social science and natural language processing. He is working in developing better human-in-the-loop mitigation strategies for hate speech and other forms of harmful speech like fear speech. The collection of his efforts as well as his colleagues towards the goal of creating a more inclusive and accepting online environment is present at this website
Reviewer assignment - AAAI 2021, ACL 2020, ACL-IJCNLP 2021, EACL 2021, AAAI 2022
PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Kharagpur,West Bengal
B.Tech in Computer Science and Technology, 2015-19
Indian Institute of Engineering Science Technology, Shibpur
CBSE XII Science, 2014-15
Kendriya Vidyalaya R.K Puram Sec-4 New Delhi
List of all publications till date
Intern and Job Experiences
Broad Research Area - NLP and Social Computing.
Current Research Area - Detection, analysis and countering of hate speech
Courses done during PhD - Natural language processing, Deep learning, High performance computing, Reinforcement learning, Social computing, AI and Ethics
Work included detection of hate speech in online social media.
Work included analysis of Hindi Letters using eye tracking and neural networks.