Aakash is a PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway. His research interests include distributed systems, data analytics and privacy preserving technologies. He served as a board member of TODOS. In absence of any personal social media account, he manages ACM SIGOPS' official twitter account.
He holds a MS in Distributed Software Systems (2017) from the Department of Computer Science at TU Darmstadt, Germany. Prior to his Master’s degree, he worked in different roles at Media Lab Asia, IBM and Persistent Systems. He currently lives in Tromsø.