About

Let me introduce myself.

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I'm an IIT Kharagpur, class of 2024, undergraduate majoring in Economics. As an economics student with interest in Artificial Intelligence, I have taken courses across Machine Learning and NLP. I am Interested in handling computationally heavy datasets to derive insights for impactful decision making.

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  • Fullname: Palkit Lohia
  • Birth Date: June 15, 2001
  • Email: hello@palkitlohia.me

Skills

I'm an independent teamworker strong in research and coding. My area of expertise is Data Analytics. Below are highlights of my technical skills:

  • 90%
    Python, Pandas, NLTK, sklearn
  • 70%
    C++
  • 80%
    Numpy, Matplotlib, Plotly
Resume

More of my credentials.

Here are my work experiences and education.

Work Experience

Research Intern

November 2020 - March 2021

Indian School of Business

I Worked in Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy as a Research Intern. During my Internship period, I worked as a joint intern with Housing.com and SRITNE, ISB and assisted in developing the Housing Price Index for India, finding the correlation between Stock Prices and Social Media Sentiment, and Gender Classification of Patents.

Natural Language Processing Intern

October 2020 - November 2020

TopCrop.in

I Worked as a Natural Language Processing Intern to classify Products into HS Codes based on Description of the Product.

Background Education

Integrated B.Sc + M.Sc

July 2019 - May 2024

Indian Institute of Technology

Executive at Kharagpur Open Source Society. Former Secratary Students' Welfare at LBS Hall of Residence. Former Associate Member at Spring Fest.

HSC (XII)

April 2017 - March 2019

SKP Vidya Vihar

Graduated 3rd in class out of 350 students, with an overall of 94.6% .

SSC (X)

April 2006 - March 2017

St. Vincent's High and Technical School

Awarded the Best Boy in the School for the session 2016-2017. Managed the Tech Team of the School Editorial Board. Head of the St. Mark's House for the session 2016-2017.

Activities

My positions during undergraduate.

Summary of my leadership & extracurricular activities

Executive

Kharagpur Open Source Society February 2020 - Present

Responsible for the smooth conduct of events to familiarize students with open source technologies and philosophy.
Organized Kharagpur Winter of Code (KWoC) which saw a participation of over 2500 students.
Contributed to KWoC's website development and took record of monthly meetings & discussion.

Associate Member

Spring Fest August 2020 - July 2020

Sole member responsible for publicity drive in the city of Mumbai resulting in a 73% YoY increase in participation.
Coordinated with a team of 11 Campus Ambassadors and increased the visibility of the fest.
As an Information Kiosk Attache, acted as sole Point-of-Contact between 5000+ participants and the Organizing Committee.
Spring Fest

Contact

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Where to find me

LBS Hall of Residence
IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur
721302 India

Email Me At

hello@palkitlohia.me

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