Siddharth is a new faculty in the department of computer science (college ofcomputing) at UNCC. His research interests are in web-mining, data analytics, computational social science, and applied machine learning with a primary emphasis on analyzing, characterizing, and forecasting information (news, rumors, memes, advertisements, etc.) dynamics on online social networks & social media. Furthermore, his research aims to leverage dynamical processes (like cascade propagation) to build explanatory & predictive models of actions of large groups of people and societies. He has published in several data science venues like WSDM, WebSci, AAAI, TKDD, etc. Prior to joining UNCC, he pursued his doctoral studies at Virginia Tech, obtained an MS (Comp. Sci.) from Florida State University and M.S (Math) from Sathya Sai University, India.