Nitish is a Research Scientist at Google. His research interests lie in algorithm design, especially for optimization problems where it is hard to find optimal solutions. In particular, he is interested in approximation and online algorithms, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, and algorithmic game theory.

Before joining Google, Nitish received his Computer Science at the University of Illinois, and his B.E. from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani.