P. R. Vaidyanathan is currently a doctoral candidate at Technische Universität Wien, Vienna advised by Stefan Szeider as a part of the Algorithms and Complexity Group. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science respectively from IIT Gandhinagar, India.
His research interests lie in Parameterized Complexity Theory and SAT encodings. His work consists of equal parts Theory and Practice.
Outside research, he is also interested in twisty puzzles, table tennis/ping-pong and co-op games.
- Theoretical Foundations of Computer Systems, Spring 2021. Visiting Graduate Student.