Niket Tandon develops models to make Aristo commonsense aware. He received his doctoral degree in 2016 at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany. While at MPI, he worked on automated acquisition and semantic organization of commonsense knowledge from textual contents, resulting in one of the largest commonsense knowledge bases, WebChild. During graduate studies, he spent two summers at Microsoft Research Redmond in 2011 and 2015. He founded an online project mentorship organization, PQRS Research, and supervised several undergraduate theses, and organized tutorial workshops under this ambit. Besides research, he loves traveling and meditation.