About

I am Abhigyan Khaund. My interest lies in distributed systems, AI and software development. I am an undergraduate at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi in Computer Science.

My hobby is software development and was competitive programming. I love to create software that creates a big impact on others. I have successfully completed the Google Summer of Code program in 2018. I was a mentor in GSoC 2019 and am now the one of the maintainers of Zulip-Desktop, which is the Desktop client for Zulip, which is a powerful open source team chat.

In my undergraduate, I have been the head of KamandPrompt, where I developed and hosted CTFs, algorithmic programming contests and founded Heuristics, a research based AI club. I was the first student at IIT Mandi to create, conduct and host a CTF. I have participated in 5 ACM ICPC regionals, along with a best AIR of 17 in the online round of 2018-19. I Currently, I am the Technical Secretary of the IIT Mandi Student Gymkhana and head the Science and Technology Council which is IIT Mandi’s Technical Society that comprises of all the technical clubs.

I spend my free time binge watching shows and surfing reddit.

If you want to talk to me, feel free to shoot me an email at mail@abhigyan.xyz.