Work and Education
In my case, work and education have gone hand-in-hand. One can not be seen independent of the other. I describe them briefly below.
Pandemic gave me enough time to gain a new skill, web development. I taught myself nodejs, mongodb, svelte and sveltekit. I have developed my own qr-code based authentication scheme that helps users to set long and secure passwords without having to memorize them.
Post Doctoral Research
Between June 2017 and June 2020, I did Post-doctoral research in quantum-safe cryptography in a research-based company Simula-UiB, Bergen, Norway.
During my masters in CMI, I grew interest in graph algorithms. Between March, 2014 and May, 2017, I did PhD in parameterized algorithms from University of Bergen, Norway under Prof. Daniel Lokshtanov. My research papers are listed below.
Masters in Theoretical Computer Science
To improve my understanding of quantum computing, I taught myself basics of computer science. Between July 2011 and July 2013, I did masters in theoretical computer science from Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai. I'm the gold medalist of my batch. My master's thesis can be accessed here.
Masters in Theotical Physics
In 2004, I cleared IIT-JEE entrance exam with AIR 971. Between July 2004 and Dec 2010, I did msc integrated in physics from IIT Kanpur. In my theory project, I developed an algorithm that would generalize Deutsch-Jozsa quantum algorithm for operations modulo 2N. The experimental project involved Z-Scan measurement in Quantum Computing.
I have been academically inclined from the start. I was class topper (sometimes school topper) in my school. I passed Class X from BISSC 8B, Bokaro with 94% marks. I was 2nd rank in all Bokaro Steel City schools in the city. I completed Class XII from DPS, Bokaro with 80.2% marks.