Dripta Sarkar

Dripta hails from India and he completed his undergraduate studies in Ocean Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur in 2012. He then undertook his PhD studies at the School of Mathematical Sciences in University College Dublin, supervised by Prof. Frederic Dias. His doctoral thesis dealt with the mathematical modelling and optimization of wave energy converters and arrays. 
Dripta's current project involves the prediction of fast tidal currents using machine learning techniques.  The work is in collaboration with Prof. Thomas Adcock and Prof. Michael Osborne.