Sonit Singh, mentee in the 2019 MedTech-Pharma program in NSW (Macquarie University)

Sonit Singh is currently working towards a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science at Macquarie University. He is supported by an international Macquarie University Research Excellence scholarship and an additional top-up scholarship from DATA61, CSIRO. He is also a casual academic in the Department of Computing at Macquarie University where he teaches Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning units to undergraduates.

He is interested in Artificial Intelligence. More specifically, his research lies at the intersection of computer vision and natural language processing. He focuses on developing models that seek to describe the content of images and answer questions about images. His current project is towards applying multi-modal machine learning techniques in radiology, where he focus on developing methods to harness the potential of healthcare data to develop augmented systems in order to increase productivity of radiologists, reduce healthcare cost, and reduce diagnostic errors. Other research projects towards which he is highly inclined include Image Captioning, Visual Question Answering, Visual Dialog, and Visual-Language Navigation. He is also passionate about solving problems prevalent in the society using technologies.

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