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Narendra Karmarkar

Narendra Krishna karmakar was born in 1955. He is an Indian mathematician who developed karmarkar's algorithm. He is listed as an ISI highly cited researcher.
Narendra Krishna Karmarkar
Narendra Karmarkar
Born24 February 1957
Gwalior
Alma materIIT Bombay (B.Tech)
Caltech (M.S.)
University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.)
Known forKarmarkar's algorithm
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Computing Science
InstitutionsBell Labs
ThesisCoping with NP-Hard Problems (1983)
Doctoral advisorRichard M. Karp


Biography


He received his B.Tech in electrical engineering from IIT Bombay in 1978, MS from the California institute of technology in 1979 and PhD in computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1983 under the supervision of Richard M. karp. He also was a postdoctoral research fellow at IBM research in 1983, Member of Technical Staff and fellow at Mathematical Sciences Research Centre,  AT&T Bell laboratories, professor of mathematics at MIT in 1991, at institute for advanced study Princeton in 1996 and Homi Bhabha chair professor at the Tata institute of fundamental Research in Mumbai from 1998 to 2005. He also was funded by ratan Tata to create computational research Labs in Pune and also the scientific advisor to the chairman of the TATA group.

Work

Karmarkar's algorithm
Karamarkar's algorithm solve linear programming in polynomial time.
Galois geometry
After working on the Interior Point Method, he worked on a new architecture for supercomputing, based on concept from finite geometry, especially projective geometry over finite fields.
Current investigations
currently, he is synthesizing this concept with some new ideas because sculpturing free space.
This approach allows him to extend this work to the physical designs of machines.he is not publishing updates on his recent work, including an extending abstract. 

Awards

Srinivasa ramanujan birth centenary award for 1999 presented by the prime Minister of India.
Distinguished aluminous award, Indian institute of technology, Bombay, 1996.
Texas instruments founders' price ine 1986.
Marconi international young scientist award in 1985.
American Academy of achievement award, presented by former US President in 1985.
President of Indian gold medal, IIT Bombay in 1978.
Fellow of bell laboratories in 1987.
distinguished aluminous award, computer Science and engineering, University of California, Berkeley in 1993.



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