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Rik Sarkar

Assistant Professor/Lecturer

School of Informatics

University of Edinburgh.


Brief Bio. I am a Lecturer and a Chancellor's Fellow in Informatics at The University of Edinburgh. My PhD was from Stony Brook University, USA, in 2010, and M.Tech was from IIT Bombay in 2005. I was a researcher jointly at Technical, Freie and Humbolt Univeristies of Berlin from 2010 to 2012, with the MDS Fellowship from the German Science Foundation.

Research Interests

  • Machine learning: algorithms, privacy preserving methods.
  • Data science for autonomous vehicles.
  • Network Analysis.
  • Computational Geometry, topology, and trajectory analysis.
  • Distributed computing: IoT, sensors, and edge computing.

10 Crichton Street
Informatics Forum 3.45
Edinburgh EH8 9AB

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