Information Theory and Coding Theory: Applications to Storage, Security and Biology.
Distributed and Networked Systems.
Experience and Education
General Member and Long-Term Visitor (Sep 2014 - Jun 2015), Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) at UMN
Postdoctoral Scholar (Aug 2011- Dec 2012): Signals, Information and Algorithms Lab, RLE at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. (2011): University of Maryland, College Park; Adviser: Alexander Barg; Thesis: Combinatorial Methods in Coding Theory
Internship (Summer, 2010): IBM Almaden, San Jose, CA
Internship (Summer, 2008): HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
I was born in the then-small-town of Siliguri in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. I spent the wonder-years there and in Jadavpur, Kolkata, till I graduated with a B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering.
Prospective Graduate Students
I am seeking graduate students in the areas of my research interest (see here). If you are an interested student already enrolled in Minnesota, feel free to email me. If you are a graduate applicant then mention my name and your interest in your application.