Jaikumar Radhakrishnan

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Jaikumar Radhakrishnan
Born 30 May 1964
Nationality India
Fields combinatorics, communication complexity
Institutions Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Alma mater Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Rutgers University
Doctoral advisor Endre Szemerédi
Doctoral students Saswata Shannigrahi ,Chinmoy Dutta
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Jaikumar Radhakrishnan (born 30 May 1964) is an Indian computer scientist specialising in combinatorics and communication complexity. He has served as dean of the School of Technology and Computer Science at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, where he is currently a professor.[1]

He obtained his B.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1985 and his PhD in Computer Science from Rutgers University, NJ, USA in 1991. His research supervisor at Rutgers was Endre Szemerédi. His areas of research include combinatorics, randomness, pseudorandomness, information theory, communication complexity, computational complexity theory, quantum computation, quantum information science .

He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in the mathematical sciences in 2008. [2]

Other awards/honours[edit]

  • Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, since 2007.


  1. ^ "Jaikumar Radhakrishnan". Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards For Science And Technology 2008". Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 

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