About Me



Indian Origin, Singapore Citizen, Kenya Raised, UK, US and Singapore Educated

I am trained in Sociology, Anthropology and Business Management and work on projects in the area of automation and the future of work.  Some of my recent work has included women in STEM, Bitcoins and Policy, Future of Work and Automation, Impact of Algorithms on Social Life.  I also collaborate with Engineers and work on projects involving the Ethnography of Design and Impact of Design Briefs on Innovation.

Work Experience 

Assistant Professor, Singapore University of Technology and Design 2017-Present

Senior Lecturer, Singapore University of Technology and Design, 2012-2017

Lecturer/Teaching and Research Fellow, National University of Singapore 2002-2011

Visiting Appointments

Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge, Department of Sociology 2022.

Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford, Department of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography COMPAS, 2018.

Visiting Scholar Massachusetts Institute of Technology – STS program 2016-2017.


PhD Sociology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

MA Sociology and Anthropology, University of Surrey, Roehampton Institute London, UK

MBA, BSc Alliant International University, San Diego CA, USA

Other Qualifications – Certifications and Fellowships

MIT, Sloan School of Management

Harvard Derek Bok Center

AHE Fellowship