Spandana has a PhD in Digital Humanities under the supervision of prof. Sukanta Chaudhuri, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
She was a Charles Wallace fellow, a visiting fellow at the Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia and British Library, UK. She has been working at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, for the last ten years. She was part of the digital development team for Bichitra: The Online Tagore Variorum project.
She is passionate about old and rare books, black and white films, music, and performing arts and has a fascination for electronic gadgets and new digital tools.