Pritam Sarkar
Ph.D. Student at Queen's University
Postgraduate Affiliate at Vector Institute


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I am a PhD student at Queen’s University, Canada and a Postgraduate Affiliate at Vector Institute. My research is broadly focused on self-supervised learning. Currently, I am looking for internship opportunity, if you have any opening, please feel free to reach out to me. Apart from research, I am intersted in photography and short-film making, you may find a few selected photographs here.


  • [Nov 22] 2 papers got accepted in AAAI 2023.
  • [Oct 22] We are organizing AAAI 2023 Workshop on Representation Learning for Responsible Human-centric AI (R2HCAI).
  • [Oct 22] Honourable Mention in poster competitions (1.) Robotics and AI Symposium 2022 and (2.) FEAS Research Symposium 2022.
  • [Jun 22] Accepted an offer from Borealis AI for a fall internship as a Machine Learning Research Intern.
  • [Oct 21] Best poster award at Robotics and AI Symposium, Ingenuity Labs, 2021.
  • [Aug 21] We are organizing AAAI 2022 Workshop on Human-Centric Self-supervised Learning (HC-SSL).
  • [Aug 21] One paper that I supervised got accepted into HAI 2021.
  • [Mar 21] I received postgraduate affiliation award from Vector Institute.
  • [Dec 20] Our paper CardioGAN got accepted in AAAI 2021.
  • [Aug 20] My first journal/transaction as a first author got accepted in IEEE Trans. of Affective Computing.
  • [Apr 20] Successfully defended my M.A.Sc. thesis. picture
  • [Jan 20] Conference paper on ECG-based SSL got accepted in IEEE ICASSP 2020 for lecture presentation.
  • [Sep 19] It was a great experience to visit the University of Cambridge and meet Rosalind Picard. picture
  • [Jun 19] My first paper got accepted for oral presentation in IEEE ACII 2019.
  • [Sep 18] Joined Queen’s for master’s degree.
  • [Dec 17] Joined Infosys as a Sr. System Engineer.
  • [Nov 15] Joined Tech Mahindra as an Associate Software Engineer.
  • [Jun 15] Completed graduation!