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Prof. Vijay Patankar

Prof. Vijay Patankar

Prof. Vijay Patankar - Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Toronto, 2005; MSc, Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 1992; BSc, Mathematics, University of Poona, 1988;


Vijay M. Patankar is a Professor –  Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. He received his Doctorate Degree in Mathematics from the University of Toronto, Master's Degree in Mathematics from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research/Bombay University, and Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Fergusson College and Pune University.

Vijay has over twenty-five years of work experience and was associated with BITS- Pilani (Goa Campus), JNU (New Delhi), International Institute of Information Technology (Bengaluru), Microsoft Research India (Bengaluru), Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana (Pune), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (Cold Spring Harbor, New York), and the University of Toronto (Toronto), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (Mumbai).

He has published in various international journals. His main research interests are in Number Theory, Number Theoretic Cryptography, Algebraic Complexity Theory. He likes trekking and long-distance bicycle touring (e.g. Munich - Rotterdam, Pune – Goa, Bangalore - Cochin).

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