About Me    

I am Ishwar Kulkarni, I work as hardware Architect at NVidia Corp. I work on full chip hardware architecture team. At my company I have worked with Streaming Multiprocessor Arch team and with Driver Development team in the past.

I have a masters degree from Unviersity of California Irvine, in Computer Science and Bacherlor's degree from Visvesvaraya Technological University Bangalore, in Information science and engineering. 

My research interests include Computer Vision, Image Processing, Deep Learning and so on. My thesis in Masters involved Image Segmentation and Background separation for Neural Stem Cells for understanding the life cycle of the images. My thesis advisors were M. Gopi, Brian Cummings and, Aditi Majumdar. You can see my thesis here.

In the past I have worked with Siemens PLM Software at Cypress, CA on NX : a  CAD software. I worked on model data compression techniques and model update mechanism. 

Skills and Expertise:


C/C++ would be my strongest suite and for any problem I wish to solve, C++ is the first language  I turn to

I have Working knowledge of Java, MATLAB, & Python

I usually script in Perl, Bash, and even Windows Batch

For Deep Learning libraries I have used : Caffe, I possess some working knowledge of TensorFlow and simple projects in DL4J.


In Big Data, I have exposure to Hadoop Map-Reduce, Pig and Hive (simple projects).

Among database skill set, I can handle SQL and have good understanding of DBMS architecture, (implementation experience from Masters course: see GitHub). 

dabbled in Compiler architecture with LLVM.

Source Control system I am familiar with are Perforce, Git.

Recent online courses :

Contact me:

e mail : kulkarni <dot> ishwar at gmail <dot> com
GitHub: www.github.com/IshwarKulkarni 


<<I took the picture at the top of page, yes I am interested in photography as well>>