Umang Mehta

I’m a Data Scientist working on Knowledge Graphs and Deep Learning with Natural Language Processing and Understainding for Conversational AI.

Graduated with Master's Degree in Data Science and aspire to work in the field of Deep Learning, Machine Learning(ML), Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Cognitive Science & Engineering with applications involving Speech Recognition, Voice Interaction, and Natural Language Processing(NLP). I am an AI, NLP and ML Research Engineer with 1 year of active research and development experience in NLP, Social Media Mining and Opinion Mining. I also have 3 years of Professional and 1 year of Freelance experience as Software Developer and Team Mentor with expertise in Database Design, Java Programming and Web Development.

General Info



Java, Javascript & Python

Object Oriented & Functional Programming.


Machine Learning & Deep Learning

With Natural Language Processing


Years of Experience


Academic Research Projects


Programming Languages:





Relational Database:




NoSQL Database:



Apache Solr

Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Big Data:



Deeplearning4J (DL4J)

Apache Spark


Apache Hadoop

NLP Toolkits:


Stanford CoreNLP



Apache Spark NLP



Apache Tomcat 7 & 8





OS & Cloud Services:




Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Google Cloud Services


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi


Won 2 consecutive Annual Fall Chili Cook-offs in 2017 and 2018 organized by SICE at Indiana University.

Organized Bollywood Quiz as Event Head in Symphony, the Annual Cultural Festival of KJSCE in 2011.

Volunteered in the Infra and Logistics Team for Technical and Cultural Festivals in KJSCE from 2009 to 2011.

As a hobby writer, got my poetic verses published in Kshitij, the Annual College Magazine of KJSCE and articles on topics of technology published in the Technical Magazine of the Computer Society of India, KJSCE Chapter.

Work Experience

  • June 2019-Present

    Nesh(Hello Nesh Inc.)

    Data Science Intern

    Incorporating data-driven models into Nesh AI engine.

    Extracting actionable insights from public and private data and represent them into Knowledge Graph to grow the Brain of Nesh.

    Improving the natural language understanding of Nesh to enhance its social interaction skills.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Java, RASA, Stanford CoreNLP, Spacy, Flask, Git

  • June 2018-May 2019

    Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Working under Prof. Matthew Josefy utilizing ML and NLP for research on Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

    Research and implement NLP methods to extract relevant information from SEC Filings.

    Develop and implement models using ML and NLP to analyze business model and board leadership structure of companies.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Java, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Stanford CoreNLP, Spacy, Git

  • Feb 2018-May 2019

    Ariadata Inc. (Aridat)

    Chief NLP Research Engineer

    Build an analytics engine to determine critical reception of an artists work based on chatter on social media.

    Built Sentiment Classifier using Naїve Bayes and Multiclass Logistic Regression to classify tweets from artists as +1, 0 and -1 and implemented metrics to analyze sentiment distribution over different demographics.

    Leading and advising on the research and implementations of advanced NLP methods to improve the efficiency of the Sentiment Classifier and add new functionalities to improvise the analytics provided to the artists.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Java, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Stanford CoreNLP, NLTK, Afinn, TextBlob, MongoDB, Git, Matplotlib, Plotly

  • June 2014-July 2017

    Vitruvian Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (RealtyRedefined)

    Senior Developer & Team Mentor

    Developed functionalities for web-based ERP and CRM systems in the domain of Real Estate.

    Collaborated in a team of 12 for project development including Java Programming, Data Structure & Database Design, Web Design & Development and Unit Testing.

    Lead, trained and mentored a sub-team of 5 throughout the development of the projects. Contributed towards the Core Framework, proprietarily used by the firm for project development.

    Technologies and Tools: Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate ORM, MySQL, Apache Solr, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, AngularJS, AJAX, Jquery, PHP, Laravel Framework, Play Framework

  • June 2013-May 2014


    Co-founder & Developer

    Developed web portals and mobile apps for small and medium scale enterprises.

    Built server software for TCP Layer Protocols customized for cloud-based industrial requirements.

    Developed standalone and distributed softwares for parts of manufacturing production lines.

    Mentored and trained groups of 3-4 undergraduate interns for developing industry level projects.

    Technologies and Tools: Java, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, AJAX, Jquery, PHP, RabbitMQ, Netty, JavaFX


  • May 2019

    Master's Degree in Data Science

    School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering (SICE)
    Indiana University, Bloomington

    Major Courses: Machine Learning, Data Mining, Deep Learning Systems, Advanced Natural Language Processing, Elements of Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms Design and Analysis, High Performance Big Data Systems, Advanced Database Concepts.

    GPA: 3.5

  • May 2013

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

    K J Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE)
    Mumbai University, Mumbai


  • Aug 2018-Dec 2018

    Nueral Conversation Model

    Seq2Seq Learning with LSTM/RNN

    Building a Proof of Concept(PoC) for Sequence-to-Sequence (Seq2Seq) Learning process for a Neural Conversation Model using Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) on Deeplearning4J (DL4J) library.

    Train Model on Cornell Movie-Dialog Corpus.

    Experiment with High-Performance Computing (HPC) optimization options in DL4J.

    Experiment with Big Data System coupling with DL4J for Hadoop and Spark.

    Technologies and Tools: Java, DL4J, ND4J, Hadoop, Spark, Intel DAAL, Git

  • May 2018-Present


    Open Domain Information Extraction

    Working for this research project under computational linguistics faculty at IU Prof. Damir Cavar for processing unstructured text and extract data, knowledge, entities, relations and mapping out event information.

    Enabling semantic search with concept abstraction and linking concepts to concepts in large knowledge graphs like YAGO, DBPedia and Microsoft Concept Graph.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Java, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Stanford CoreNLP, Spacy, OpenNLP, NLTK, Neo4J, Django, Git

  • May 2018-Present

    Speech Prosody and Pragmatics

    Detecting Prosody and Pragmatics of spoken language

    Working under computational linguistics faculty at IU Prof. Damir Cavar for this research project focusing on prosody, intonation contour detection, focus and stress pattern analysis for the processing of semantic and pragmatic aspects of spoken language.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Java, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Google Cloud Speech API, Git

  • Jan 2018-April 2018

    Twitter Sentiment Ananlysis

    Data Mining and Social Media Mining Mini Project

    Developed a Data Preprocessing module using NLTK with steps involving POS Tagging, Stop Words Removal, Stemming and Lemmatization, Negation Handling, N-gram and Sentiment Scoring using AFINN and TextBlob.

    Built Sentiment Classifier using Naїve Bayes and Logistic Regression to classify tweets as +1, 0 and -1 with 87.89% accuracy.

    Technologies and Tools: Python, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, NLTK, MongoDB, Git


  • Feb 2018-Present

    Data Science Club at Indiana University

    President & Treasurer

    Perfected the foundational structure of the Club Leadership.

    Organized hackathon for analyzing the opioid crisis in collaboration with SPEA at Indiana University.

    Spearheaded the initiative of monthly Newsletter and a semester wise e-Magazine.

  • June 2011-May 2012

    Students’ Council, K J Somaiya College of Engineering

    Creative Head

    Organized Technical and Cultural Festivals in KJSCE as Creative Head of the Organizing Committee.

    Headed the Design Team for Kshitij, the Annual College Magazine of KJSCE.