Swaprava Nath

I am a Fulbright-Nehru post-doctoral fellow at the Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, hosted by Ariel Procaccia. Earlier, I was a lecturer and post-doctoral fellow at the Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, where I worked in the microeconomics group with Arunava Sen, Debasis Mishra, and Souvik Roy. Even earlier, I completed my PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, advised by Y. Narahari. My research interest is in the area of strategic multi agent systems, which includes Internet economics, crowdsourcing, resource allocation, online advertising, auctions, matching, social networks. For more details on my research, please see the publications page.

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Email: swaprava AT gmail DOT com, swapravn AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu

"If you believe too much you'll never notice the flaws; if you doubt too much you won't get started. It requires a lovely balance."

-- Richard W. Hamming


  • Received the Fulbright-Nehru Post-doctoral Research Fellowship for the duration 2015-17.
  • Our work on Dynamic Mechanism Design gets accepted in Review of Economic Design.
  • Our work on Affine Maximizers gets accepted in ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation.
  • July - November, 2014: taught a course Scientific Computing using Python at ISI Delhi.
  • December 17, 2013: defended my thesis!
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