Priyan Vaithilingam

Priyan Vaithilingam

Research Assistant in Boston, MA


I’m a Ph.D. Student @ Harvard working with Prof. Elena Glassman at Glassman Lab. I work in the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction and Programming Languages.

Prior to this, I was a Master’s Student @ UCSD, where I worked with Prof. Philip Guo at the UCSD Design Lab. I was also fortunate to work in Microsoft Research India as a Research Fellow for two years, where I worked on a multitude of projects related to Information retrieval, developer tools, and programming accessibility.

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2020 — Now
Ph.D. at Harvard University
Boston, MA
2018 — 2020
M.S. at UCSD
San Diego, CA

GPA: 3.9 / 4

2011 — 2015
B.Tech at IIT Indore
Indore, India

GPA: 9 / 10

Work Experience

2016 — 2018
Research Fellow at Microsoft Research
Bangalore, India

Research in Human-Computer Interaction, Programming Languages, and Information Retrieval.

2015 — 2016
Software Engineer at Microsoft
Hyderabad, India

Engineering tools for internal data services.



Tianyi Zhang, Zhiyang Chen, Yuanli Zhu, Priyan Vaithilingam, Xinyu Wang, Elena L Glassman


Venkatesh Potluri, Priyan Vaithilingam, Suresh Parthasarathy, Vidhya Reddy, Manohar Swaminathan, Gopal Srinivasa