My Story

  • 2014

    Contest: //publish/ for WindowsMicrosoft

    My open source app XBMC Remote won the top prize in best Windows Phone app category in //publish/ contest.

  • 2013

    Project Mirror: Synchronization LibrariesBTech Project

    As a part of my BTech project, I created a libraries for Windows Phone and Android which provide two way data synchronization between phones and Windows Azure. In addition to synchronization, they take care of offline access as well as conflict resolution.

  • 2013

    Microsoft Student PartnerMicrosoft

    In summer of 2013, I became a Microsoft Student Partner for the campus of IIT Kanpur. I aided in conuction of numorous workshops and events in the campus, Appfest 2013 one among them.

  • 2013

    I Unlock Joy 2Microsoft

    I won the second phase of 'I Unlock Joy' challenge publishing an app in 'Quality App' category. The app ranked in top 25 in terms of quality, securing me a Windows Phone device.

  • 2013

    Android DevelopmentGoogle

    I forked away from Microsoft platforms to Android to have better idea of the mobile development landscape. As much as I loved the openness of Android, lack of real Andoid test device (I had HD2) and lackluster IDE drew me away.

  • 2012

    Windows 8 DevelopmentMicrosoft

    I jumped to the Windows 8 modern app development as soon as Windows 8 developer review went public. This gave me experience in working with variable screen sizes.

  • 2012

    I Unlock Joy 1Microsoft

    I completed the 'I Unlock Joy' challenge by Microsoft, scoring a Nokia Lumia 800. It involved publishing four new and unique Windows Phone apps.

My Education

  • 2010 - 2014

    Biological Engineering BTechIIT Kanpur

    While majoring in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, I am also pursuing my interests in software engineering by taking relevant courses and doing my own research. And of course, rich curriculum at IITK means that I am covering everything ranging from Mathematics to Psychology!

  • 2009 - 2010

    Information TechnologyDr. Ambedkar College

    While taking the science stream, I specialized in Information Technology in my Junior College at Dr. Ambedkar College, Nagpur.