Vivek Sardeshmukh
My name is Vivek B. Sardeshmukh
(pronounce: Vivēk Saradēśamukh, Marathi:विवेक सरदेशमुख)
I am a Ph.D. candidate at The University of Iowa in Department of Computer Science.
My Ph.D. adviser is Prof. Sriram Pemmaraju and I am a part of Algorithms Research Group here at University of Iowa.

I successfully defended my thesis titled "Efficient Graph Computing on the Congested Clique" in August 2016.


101C MacLean Hall           View Vivek Sardeshmukh's profile on LinkedIn          
Computer Science
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1419

Office Hours

I'm out of campus for the entire Fall 16.


theoretical computer science: distributed algorithms, graph theory
big-data analysis: spatial data, social network data, epidemiology data, quantum molecular dynamics data



This list is no longer maintained here. Please visit my Google Scholar page.

Selected Projects


I enjoy solving algorithmic puzzles and implementing the algorithms. I actively participate on coding competitions. Below is the list of my profiles on some of the most visited coding challenges websites.


Other Activities

Yak shaving

Those who are unfamiliar with the word "yak shaving", read here.
I like to write bash scripts for anything that I have to do on a regular basis (over a short-time span or long-time span, it doesn't matter).
here are few.

Alma Mater

Website-design adopted and modified from here and here.