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.
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
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.
highlights: in top 200 programmers in Data Structure domain, 87th percentile of Algorithms domain
- Project Euler
highlights: 5 awards, Level 2
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).