Nishtha Madaan

Research Staff Member, IBM Research AI.

Nishtha Madaan is a Research Staff Member at IBM Research in India since 6+ years. She works on AI in Testing, Compliance, Fairness and Algorithmic Bias. Her job responsibility includes designing and developing NLP and Machine Learning based solutions for clients. She has also been leading multiple academic research collaborations. She has co-authored several research papers published in renowned computer science journals and conferences.

She received her B.Tech. Honors in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computer Science at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H) under Prof. Kamal Karlapalem. Nishtha Madaan also earned a Diploma in Business Modeling at the University of Vienna, Austria under Prof. Dimitris Karagiannis.

She has recently joined her PhD at IIT Delhi under the guidance of Prof. Srikanta Bedathur


Feb 7, 2021 Article on our work appeared in IBM Research official blog
Dec 10, 2020 New Paper on Generating Controlled Counterfactual Text accepted at AAAI 2021! :sparkles: :smile:

selected publications

  1. AAAI
    Generate Your Counterfactuals: Towards Controlled Counterfactual Generation for Text
    Madaan, Nishtha, Padhi, Inkit, Panwar, Naveen, and Saha, Diptikalyan
    Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2021
  2. AAAI
    Multidimensional Analysis of Trust in News Articles (Student Abstract)
    Kaur, Avneet, Leekha, Maitree, Chawla, Utkarsh, Agarwal, Ayush, Saxena, Mudit, Madaan, Nishtha, Kannan, Kalapriya, and Mehta, Sameep
    In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2020
  3. FaccT
    Analyze, detect and remove gender stereotyping from bollywood movies
    Madaan, Nishtha, Mehta, Sameep, Agrawaal, Taneea, Malhotra, Vrinda, Aggarwal, Aditi, Gupta, Yatin, and Saxena, Mayank
    In Conference on fairness, accountability and transparency 2018