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Srikrishnan Divakaran, Ph.D.

Argosy Associate Professor Srikrishnan Divakaran stands in the lobby of Milas Hall

Argosy Associate Professor


Ph.D., Computer Science, Rutgers University

Areas Of Interest

Design and Analysis of Algorithms for problems with applications in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology, Distributed Systems and Operations Research


Srikrishnan Divakaran completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2002 from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA. Then, from 2002 to 2008 he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, as Associate Professor at DAIICT from 2009 to 2016 before joining School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Ahmedabad University in 2017.

Dr. Divakaran has taught a wide range of courses in Computer Science as well as related disciplines like Bioinformatics and Operations Research, and has a strong research background in designing algorithms for problems with applications in bioinformatics/computational biology, distributed systems and operations research. In terms of research, over the past 7 years, his interests have broadly been in the area of design and analysis of online and approximation algorithms for problems in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology, Operations Research and Online Computation.

Select Publications

S. Divakaran, An Optimal Offline Algorithm for List Update. CoRR abs/1404.7638 (2014).
S. Divakaran and M. Saks, An Online Algorithm for a Problem in Scheduling with Set-ups and Release Times, Algorithmica 60(2): 301-315, 2011.
S. Divakaran, Approximation algorithms for constrained generalized tree alignment problem, Discrete Applied Mathematics 157(7): 1407-1422, 2009.
S. Divakaran and M. Saks, Approximation Algorithms for problems in Scheduling with set-ups, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Volume 156(5), 719-729, 2008.
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