Ayan is a first-year Ph.D. student working with Professor Albert-László Barabási at CCNR. He got his B.E. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, India and a Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science. Prior to joining CCNR, Ayan was working at NVIDIA Graphics as a low-power architect. His interests broadly center around network science, complex systems, nonlinear dynamics and machine learning.