Hi! I'm Dibyendu

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I am a data scientist and researcher working broadly in the area of Information & Communication Technologies and Development(ICTD) and Human Computer Interaction(HCI). I motivated by issues of social justice and have focused my inquiries on public sector algorithms and social networks.

At present, I am a Data Scientist with the Ministry of Rural Development (Govt. of India) where I study and design in-situ algorithmic systems using participatory methods to improve service delivery for underserved populations living in rural India. Specifically, I identify bias in resource allocation, exclusion of marginalized populations, and anomalous behavior in service delivery, and build decision aid systems for administrators for fairer and inclusive outcomes. A large part of my work also involves thinking about the political economy in which such technology operates and making them more explainable, which I am always excited to talk about!

My previous work at Microsoft Research India with Prof. Joyojeet Pal focused on political polarisation, crisis informatics, and disinformation on social media using computational methods. The work has been shared through publications (at CSCW, COMPASS, ICWSM, SMSociety, HICCS, etc), media articles, and blog posts.

Please write to dibyendumishra96@gmail.com if you would like to say hello!

Publications

Also on Google Scholar

  1. Sanjana Malhotra, Harsh Nisar, Dibyendu Mishra, and Richa Marwah
    Equity and Access in Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Optimization (EAAMO ’22) 2022
  2. Dibyendu Mishra, Ronojoy Sen, and Joyojeet Pal
    Digital Politics in India: A Global Perspective for the Global Policy Journal 2022
  3. Ramaravind Kommiya Mothilal, Dibyendu Mishra, Sachita Nishal, Faisal M. Lalani, and Joyojeet Pal
    Proceedings of the ACM (PACM): Human-Computer Interaction (CSCW ’22) Apr 2022
  4. Dibyendu Mishra, Syeda Zainab Akbar, Gazal Shekhawat, and Joyojeet Pal
    In Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ’22) Jan 2022
  5. Saloni Dash, Dibyendu Mishra, Gazal Shekhawat, and Joyojeet Pal
    Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM ’22) May 2022
  6. Arshia Arya*, Soham De*, Dibyendu Mishra*, Gazal Shekhawat*, Ankur Sharma, and 10 more authors
    Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM ’22) May 2022
  7. Syeda Zainab Akbar, Ankur Sharma, Dibyendu Mishra, Ramaravind Kommiya Mothilal, Himani Negi, and 3 more authors
    In ACM SIGCAS/SIGCHI Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS ’22) May 2022
  8. Saloni Dash, Rynaa Grover, Gazal Shekhawat, Sukhnidh Kaur, Dibyendu Mishra, and 1 more author
    In ACM SIGCAS/SIGCHI Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS ’22) May 2022
  9. Dibyendu Mishra, Syeda Zainab Akbar, Arshia Arya, Saloni Dash, Rynaa Grover, and 1 more author
    May 2021
  10. Anmol Panda, A’ndre Gonawela, Sreangsu Acharyya, Dibyendu Mishra, Mugdha Mohapatra, and 2 more authors
    In International Conference on Social Media and Society (SMSociety ’20) May 2020

Blog Posts

  1. Dibyendu Mishra, and Harsh Nisar
  2. Dinsha Mistree, Dibyendu Mishra, Arshia Arya, Parantak Singh, and Joyojeet Pal
  3. Shehla Shora, Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  4. Dibyendu Mishra, Anmol Panda, and Joyojeet Pal
  5. Arshia Arya, Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  6. Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  7. Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  8. Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  9. Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal
  10. Somya Sagarika, Dibyendu Mishra, and Joyojeet Pal

The blogposts along with the aforementioned publications been covered widely in the media including The Business Standard, LiveMint, Bloomberg Quint, The Wire, The Print, The Times of India, Scroll and Quartz India