In the International Mathematical Olympiads in 2001 and 2002, he secured the gold medal and the silver medal respectively. He got the sixth rank in IIT-JEE 2002. He received his PhD from Princeton University in 2009 under the guidance of Zoltán Szabó. Then he did a postdoctoral fellowship at Mathematics Sciences Research Institute (2010). He did his schooling from South Point High School.
His research area is low-dimensional topology. He is working on Heegaard Floer homology for three-manifolds and knots inside three-manifolds.