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by Joe Petrik, 2019

I am the Robert Sansom Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College.

Although I started out as a researcher in computer networking in 1988, since 2010 my focus has been on reducing the carbon footprint of energy generation, transportation, and buildings. For the past couple of years, I also worked on improving the performance of the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain so that it can be used as the foundation for highly-scalable energy systems, such as for transactive energy and renewable energy certificates.

I have recently turned my attention to the carbon sequestration and biodiversity potential of forests, looking at both conservation and restoration. At Cambridge, I look forward to working with students and collaborators who are interested in topics that lie broadly at the intersection of computer science and sustainability. If you are a prospective Ph.D. or Master's student, or a Part II student looking for a project in this area, please send me email.

Pronunciation: Srinivasan Keshav (Keshav is my first name, though syntactically last).

Current work: Here is a more detailed list of what I am currently working on.

Links: Calendar, Wikipedia, Google News and Scholar profile

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  • Skype: keshav-work
  • Email: sk818 at cam dot ac dot uk (I do not respond to email on weekends or between 5:30pm and 9:00am).

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