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Name
Arun I
E-mail
aruni@iisc.ac.in, arunisaac@systemreboot.net
Amateur Radio Call Sign
VU3VJF
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I am a PhD scholar in the Computational and Statistical Physics Lab working with Prof. Murugesan Venkatapathi at the Department of Computational and Data Sciences in the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India. I did my Masters in Computational Science from the same department. I did my Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.

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Publications

  • Arun, I., and Murugesan Venkatapathi. "Analysis of numerical solutions to Sommerfeld integral relation of the half-space radiator problem." Applied Numerical Mathematics 106 (2016): 79-97.
  • Arun I. and Murugesan Venkatapathi. "An algorithm for estimating volumes and other integrals in n dimensions." under review. 2020. arXiv: 2007.06808 [math.NA].

Talks

  • Functional Package Management using GNU Guix at the Netherlands Research Software Engineers Conference 2019 (NL-RSE19)

Research

Numerical methods, Monte Carlo method, probability and statistics, high dimensional geometry

PhD Thesis
Algorithms for estimating integrals in high dimensional spaces
Master's Thesis
Numerical evaluation of the Sommerfeld integral

Courses and Research Training

Numerical methods and mathematics
Numerical Methods, Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations, Numerical Linear Algebra, Modelling and Simulation
Computer systems and algorithms
Data Structures and Programming, Data Analysis and Visualization, High Performance Computing, Parallel Programming
Physics
Introduction to Photonics, Quantum Mechanics I, Applied Solid State Physics, Quantum Mechanical Principles in Materials, Computational Modelling of Materials

Skills

Programming languages and software

High proficiency
C, Emacs Lisp, Guile Scheme, LaTeX typesetting, Git version control, GNU/Linux, shell scripting (bash, grep, sed, awk)
Working proficiency
C++, Common Lisp, MATLAB, Python, high performance computing (OpenMP, MPI and Cuda)

Other

  • Good research and math skills
  • Self-driven, motivated and organized

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