Aritra Sarkar is a PhD candidate in the department of Quantum and Computer Engineering. He received his Bachelor of Technology, in Avionics, at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, in 2013. He worked at the Indian Space Research Organisation as a Scientist on on-board data management of satellites till 2016. After completing his Master of Science in Computer Engineering at TU Delft, in 2018, he joined the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, towards a Doctor of Philosophy. His research interests lie in algorithm design for quantum acceleration in experimental algorithmic information theory applications, specifically in artificial general intelligence and genoinformatics.
Aritra likes to spend his spare time building his personal website where he hosts his blog posts, poems, artwork, photography, music, philosophical musings and more.