I'm a first year PhD student at the Hodge Insitute, University of Edinburgh supervised by Darrick Lee and Sjoerd Beentjes. I am part of the EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Algebra, Geometry and Quantum Fields (AGQ).

Previously, I was at ETH Zürich where I obtained my BSc and MSc in Mathematics.

My MSc thesis entitled Optimizing Functions Based on Signed Barcodes was supervised by Sara Kališnik and Steve Oudot, whom I visited as an intern at INRIA Saclay during Fall 2022.
My bachelor's thesis entitled Examining Persistent Homology from Three Different Theoretical Perspectives was supervised by Sara Kališnik.
Siddharth Setlur

ssetlur [at] ethz [dot] ch

ETH Zürich

Research Interests

I'm drawn to areas of mathematics that lie at the intersection of pure and applied mathematics. In particular, I’ve spent a lot of time working in topological data analysis (TDA), which aims to leverage tools from algebraic topology to analyze data.


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Other Activities

In Spring 2022, I helped organize the Zurich Undergraduate Colloquium in Mathematics and Physics.