Sherry Sarkar

I’m a third year mathematics PhD student in the Algorithms, Combinatorics, Optimization program at Carnegie Mellon University. I’m fortunate enough to be advised by Dr. Anupam Gupta. In 2020, I got my Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology. I am primarily interested in combinatorial optimization; I’ve recently been thinking about combinatorial problems in an online or stochastic setting.

This fall, I’m visiting the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing as part of the Data-Driven Decision Processes program.

I also enjoy mentoring and teaching. In the fall, I’ll be a teaching assistant at my local high school math circle, Euler Circle and last summer I was a graduate mentor in the Polymath Jr Research Program.

Outside of work, I am an avid foodie and I rock climb!