Dr. Pradhan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer & Information Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Her research interests are in the areas of data management and data science. Her research is driven by the need to build trustworthy and responsible decision-making systems. More recently, Dr. Pradhan has been building systems that facilitate explainability, fairness, and accountability of data-driven decision-making systems.
Before joining Purdue CIT, Dr. Pradhan held a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at the University of California San Diego, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. She has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University, and a B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics and Computing from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India.