Venkatesan Chakaravarthy  Venkatesan Chakaravarthy photo       

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IBM Research, New Delhi, India



I am a member of the High Performance Computing Group at IBM Research Lab, New Delhi. My current research focuses on developing graph theoretic applications on the BG/Q supercomputer. Previously, I was associated with the Information Management group wherein I worked on integrating structured and unstructured data, and anonymizing unstructured documents. Earlier, I had briefly worked at Future Software (now called Aricent), where I was involved in developing network management software.


  • Ph.D (Computer Science), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004.
    Adviser: Professor Jin-Yi Cai.
  • M.Tech (Computer Science), Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, 1997.
    Adviser: Professor Kamala Krithivasan.
  • B.E. (Computer Science), College of Engineering (Guindy), Anna University, Chennai, 1995.

Research Interests.

  • Theory of computing : Complexity theory and approximation algorithms.
  • Applications of theory of computing to other areas of computer science such as database systems, distributed computing and high performance computing.