Syamantak obtained his PhD from IIT Delhi. He spent 9 months after that as a visiting postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Informatik, Germany and subsequently another year as a postdoc at the University of Bremen, Germany.
His primary research interests lie at the intersection of theoretical computer science and discrete optimization. In particular, he is currently interested in designing approximation and online algorithms for various kinds of combinatorial optimization problems, for example, scheduling, network design.
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