Anand Aiyer

Anand Aiyer 

MS (by Research)
BSB 335, Algorithms and Complexity Theory Lab
Department of Computer Science
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Guide: Dr. John Augustine

Contact Details

Hostel : 3003, Cauvery Hostel,
IIT Madras, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India. PIN: 600036

Home : NL-6\9\2, Greenfield Apartments,
Sector 8, Phase 2,
Nerul, Navi Mumbai,
Maharashtra, India. PIN: 400706

email : anand.r.aiyer
phone : (+91)9789903586
LinkedIn : Anand Aiyer
facebook : Anand Aiyer

Research Interests

  • Algorithms (especially Distributed, Online and Randomized)

  • Data Science and Big Data Algorithmics

  • Data Mining, Analytics and Decision Making

  • Markov Chains, Combinatorics

  • Also have always been interested in applications of algorithms to Economics, Financial Markets, Visual aesthetics, Computational models for the human brain and the nature of human memory, Natural Language Processing, learning from repeating patterns in History, Multimedia Systems and Other Internets

Title of MS Thesis

  • A new model for large dynamic datasets (Advisor: Dr. John Augustine)

Title of BE Project

  • Optical Character Recognition for Mobile Phones (Advisor: HK Kaura)


Work Experience

  • Systems Engineer, Infosys Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
    Trained in ‘Business Intelligence’ technologies at the Infosys GEC (Now Narayana Murthy Center for excellence).
    Perfect score in the Business Intelligence stream.
    Data Warehouse ETL Developer in Financial Services and Insurance Domain. Skilled in AbInitio, Informatica and Cognos.
    Risk Analytics and Fraud Prevention project for US based banking customer.

Teaching Assistant at IIT Madras for:

Hobbies and Interests

  • Quizzing, General Knowledge development and related activities including setting quiz questions, hosting audio visual quizzing gameshows, participating in competitive quiz competitions and interacting with other avid quizzers of the world.

    • Slides from some quizzes I set and hosted.

    • Member of the IIT Madras Quiz Team that won Inter-IIT, Inter-IIM Quiz championships Nihilanth 2013 hosted at IIM Ahmedabad

    • Member of the University of Mumbai Quiz Team that won the AIU National inter-Varsity Youth Festival 2010 hosted at MDU Rohtak

    • Complete list of quizzing achievements available on request.

  • Reading, developing Book clubs and related activity groups for exchanging books, views and insights.

    • Co-Founder of the Infosys Mysore Book Club

  • Writing poems and essays on subjects close to my heart : Travel, Food and Cinema.

    • Awarded joint first prize for Poetry Writing and Recitation in English at University of Mumbai Inter-Collegiate Youth Festival 2010 and represented it at the state and zonal level

  • Working for the under privileged. Teaching computers and computer science subjects free to aspiring students in orphanages and remand homes. Entertaining and playing with the institutionalized : the very young and very old, organising and volunteering in Nature Walks

References, GRE, TOEFL, GATE CS scores available on request