Sunny Rai Academic Associate Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Ms. Sunny Rai is and Academic Associate in the Computer Science Engineering Department at Mahindra École Centrale College of Engineering. Ms. Sunny did her Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi University. Prior to joining MEC, she worked as a Teaching & Research Fellow at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.

  • Education
    • 2018: Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi University Title: Computational Metaphor Processing for the English Language Supervisors: Prof. Shampa Chakraverty & Prof. Devendra K. Tayal Focus: Contextual Congruity, Fuzzy Rough Sets, Emotions, word2vec, ML Techniques
    • 2015: IIIT-Hyderabad Advanced Summer School on NLP Project: Drug Identification from Discharge Summary. Focus: CRF, Knowledge Resources such as UMLS, Data Preprocessing, Feature Extraction
    • 2017: UGC-NET, Computer Science, and Applications (E-Certificate No.: 172041648)
    • 2012, 2014: GATE, Computer Science, and Information Technology
    • July 2012 - June 2014: Master of Technology in Information Security, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Dissertation: Automated Synset Generation and Updation for WordNet Supervisor: Dr. Amita Jain Focus: WordNet, Wikipedia, Problems in Translation, Indian Languages
    • July 2008 - June 2012: Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University BTP: Image Steganography Industrial Projects: SAP Support System, IMS in BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd. Director's Merit Award in 3 semesters
    • 2007-2008: XII (PCMB) (Senior-Secondary), Central Board of Secondary Education
    • 2005-2006: X (Secondary), Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Publications


    • Rai Sunny, Jain Amita, & Pandey Priyank. Inclusion of wikipedia, a language specific knowledge resource to generate and update a synset in WordNet. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management . Inderscience. 2019. - In Press
    • Uma Maheswari Gollapudi, Rahul Arulkumaran, Manikumar Perla, Sai Hitesh Jonnalagadda, Dr. Amitava Das and Sunny Rai. Understanding User Vulnerability Towards Radicalization On Twitter. In 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science. 2019.
    • Rai, Sunny, Apar Garg and Shampa Chakraverty. "Understanding the Role of Visual Features in Emoji Similarity." In International Conference on Intelligent Information Technologies, pp. 89-97. Springer, Singapore, 2018.
    • Rai, Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, Devendra K. Tayal, Divyanshu Sharma, and Ayush Garg. "Understanding Metaphors Using Emotions." New Generation Computing 37, no. 1 (2019): 5-27.
    • Rai, Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, Devendra K Tayal, Yask Kukreti. (2018) "A Study on Impact of Context on Metaphor Detection". The Computer Journal. Accepted for Publication [IF-0.79]
    • Jain, Amita, Sunny Rai, Ankita Manaktala, and Lokender Sarna. "Analysing Asymmetrical Associations using Fuzzy Graph and Discovering Hidden Connections in Facebook." Global Journal of Enterprise Information System 9, no. 1 (2017). DOI:
    • Jain, Amita, Devendra K. Tayal, and Sunny Rai. "Shrinking digital gap through automatic generation of WordNet for Indian languages." AI & Society 30, no. 2 (2015): 215-222, Springer. DOI:
  • Experience

    Work Experience:

    Dec 2014 - July 2018: Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology Delhi, India

    Teaching cum Research Fellow
    Subjects: Operating System, Data Structures & Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics & Design of Algorithms, Software Engineering

  • Others


    • Rai Sunny and Apar Garg, "Understanding the role of visual features in Emoji Similarity", Under-review
    • Rai Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, Ayush Garg. (2018). "A Review Paper on Type-III Metaphor Detection". The First International conference, Towards Extensible and Adaptable Methods in Computing, Delhi, India. (Accepted and Presented)
    • Rai Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty. (2017) "Metaphor Detection Using Fuzzy Rough Sets." In: Polkowski al. (eds) Rough Sets. IJCRS 2017. Olsztyn, Poland. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10313. Springer, Cham.DOI:
    • Rai, Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, Devendra K. Tayal and Yash Kukreti. (2017). "Soft Metaphor Detection using Fuzzy c-means", In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration (MIKE), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Cham. DOI:
    • Rai Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, Devendra K. Tayal. (2017). "Identifying Metaphors using Fuzzy Conceptual features." In S. Kaushik et al. (Eds.): ICICCT 2017, CCIS 750, Springer Nature Singapore. DOI:
    • Rai, Sunny, Shampa Chakraverty, and Devendra K. Tayal. (2016). "Supervised metaphor detection using conditional random fields." In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Metaphor in NLP, NAACL-HLT, San Diego, USA. pp. 18-27. Association of Computational Linguistics.DOI: v1/w16-1103
    • Rai, Sunny. (2014) "Combining register value analysis with a similarity-based technique for metamorphic malware detection". In Signal Propagation and Computer Technology (ICSPCT), 2014 International Conference on, pp. 720-725. IEEE. DOI:
    • Rai, Sunny, and Bharti Nagpal. (2014). "Detection and Prevention of SQL Injection Attacks". The third International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technologies and Optimization (ICRITO) (Trends and Future Directions), Oct 8-10, AIIT, Amity University, Noida, India. Link: