Disha is working in the Mathematical Modeling and Industry Solutions group (part of Cognitive Industrial Solutions) after joining IBM Research in August 2016. Prior to this, she completed her Masters in Computer Technology from Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Delhi in 2016. Her Masters Thesis was entitled " Large-scale Distributed Deep Learning using Apache Spark". She received her B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Birla Institite of Technology, Mesra in 2012.
Her research interests include deep learning, computer vision, large-scale distributed machine learning and big-data analytics. She is currently working on construction and inference of domain-specific knowledge graphs in an unsupervised manner. She is also working on other projects which involve generating multi-modal outputs for creative applications and metrices for evaluating the same.
During her free time, she likes to blog, read murder mysteries and sing/dance.