Sharath Chandra Guntuku

Sharath is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Digital Health in the University of Pennsylvania. His research aims to leverage large-scale social media image and text data to model social health outcomes and psychological traits. He uses machine learning, statistical analysis, natural language processing and computer vision to answer questions pertaining to health and psychology in individuals and communities.Sharath also works closely with the World Well Being Project at the Positive Psychology Centre and is affiliated with Penn Research in Machine Learning. His work has been covered by the American Psychological Association, Canadian Broadcasting Company, US News and othervenues. Prior to this, Sharath completed his PhD studies on modelling users’ personality in multimedia preferences at the School of Computer Science and Engineering in the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He also worked on building Deep Learning Frameworks for Facial Action Unit Recognition while interning at Panasonic R&D. Sharath received his undergraduate degree from BITS-Pilani, India in Computer Science. Sharath guides the Organization in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Digital footprints areas which form the crux of the platform.