Siddhartha Kumar successfully completed his PhD trial lecture on Wednesday, the 3rd of October 2018 and thesis defense on Wednesday, the 17th of October 2018 at the University of Bergen and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
The title of his thesis is “Privacy, Security, and Repair in Distributed Storage Systems” and the title of the trial lecture was: “Age of Information”.
The following committee has been appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defense:
- First external opponent: Assistant Professor Salim El Rouayheb, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, USA.
- Second external opponent: Professor Camilla Hollanti, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis, Aalto University, Finland.
- Internal member and committee administrator: Dr Håvard Raddum, SIMULA, University of Bergen, Norway.
Siddhartha Kumar carried out his PhD work at the Department of Informatics, University of Bergen. His main supervisors were Associate Professor Eirik Rosnes, University of Bergen, Professor Alexandre Graell i Amat, Department of Electrical Engineering,
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden and Professor Øyvind Ytrehus, Department of Informatics, Univerity of Bergen.