We have reached the last social hour of semester and we, the social hour committee, are happy to have a special guest for this week’s social hour. Our guest, is no stranger to social hour and its organization, since he was in charge of some of the best social hours during 2016-2017 academic years. This week, we are glad to have Mayank Baranwal as guest this Friday, April 20th at 3:00PM in 369 CSL, to tell us about his work at CSL.
Bio: Mayank is a graduate student in Prof. Vasu Salapaka’s research group. He obtained his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2011, and Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics in 2014 and 2015, respectively, both at UIUC. His research interests are in combinatorial optimization problems, and application of robust control to microgrids. Mayank is an ardent Cricket fan and enjoys watching and playing Cricket. He also dabbles in painting. If you are a chai fanatic, feel free to stop by his office for a friendly conversation on politics, cricket or any other topic of your interest over a nice, warm cup of desi chai.