Name:  Kanak Mahadik


Project: Scalable execution of computational genomics applications


Best team in sports: Indian Team, Cricket


Favorite vacation spot: San Diego, CA


Favorite quote: “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference” --- Robert Frost (The Road Not Taken)


Music that I work to: Bollywood Music, Indian Classical Music, Semi Classical Instrumental


A paragraph about you: I am a PhD student in Computer Engineering at Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. I am working in the impactful world of computational genomics, and I build scalable algorithms for genomic data. I completed my Masters at Purdue University in Summer 2012 specializing in high performance computing and parallel computing systems from Purdue University. I completed by Bachelors in Computer Engineering with Distinction from Pune University, India in Summer 2010. I have been a recipient of Cummins Fellowship for graduate study(Masters) and the Ross Fellowship for PhD program.