Dr Fahad Panolan

Dr Fahad Panolan


I am a lecturer in the Algorithms and Complexity group at the School of Computing, University of Leeds since August 2023. Before joining the University of Leeds, I was an assistant professor at Indian Institute of Terchnology Hyderabad. I completed PhD from The Instititute of Mathematical Science, Chennai, under the supervison of Prof. Saket Saurabh. I was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bergen during 2016-2019, hosted by Prof. Fedor Fomin. 

Research interests

  1. Parameterized algorithms and complexity
  2. Approximation algorithms 
  3. Algorithms for big data and streaming algorithms
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  • PhD in Theoretical Computer Science
  • MSc in Theoretical Computer Science
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • BSc in Physics

Professional memberships

  • ACM Professional Membership

Student education

  • OCOM5102M Algorithms

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