Sucharit Sarkar

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Sucharit Sarkar
Born Calcutta, India
Alma mater
Scientific career
Fields Low-dimensional topology

Sucharit Sarkar (born in 1983 in Calcutta, India) is an associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.[1]

He did his schooling from South Point High School. In the International Mathematical Olympiads in 2001 and 2002, he secured the gold medal and the silver medal respectively.[2] He got the sixth rank in IIT-JEE 2002.

Sarkar received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2009 under the guidance of Zoltán Szabó. Then he did a postdoctoral fellowship at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in 2010.

Research contributions[edit]

His research area is low-dimensional topology. He is working on Heegaard Floer homology for three-manifolds and knots inside three-manifolds.


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