Prithwish Chakraborty was a DAC Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and his advisor was Naren Ramakrishnan, director of DAC. His primary research interest is in the field of temporal data mining. Primarily, he is interested in analyzing mixed and complex temporal sequences and finding generative models. More specifically, he is focused on epidemic modeling and prediction. Chakraborty has also worked in computational sustainability.