Ashutosh Kanitkar

Research Assistant

Ashutosh Kanitkar is a first year Master's student studying Data Science at Data Science Institute of
Columbia University. He likes working in interdisciplinary areas and has worked on various data science
projects with applications ranging from fitness, finance, healthcare to the entertainment sector. For the
past 1 and half years, Ashutosh was working on developing an AI system that would detect cervical
abnormalities based on the combination of images taken by nurses during VIA, VILI tests and
demographic data of patients. His experience working on cervical abnormalities project has motivated
him to leverage his experience in Machine Learning, NLP and Data Science to design and develop
solutions that have social impact. He is currently working on various safe lab projects like AI and mass
shootings.