Saarland University Saarland University | Department of Computer Science

Information Systems Group - Prof.Dr. Jens Dittrich

Alekh Jindal

Ph.D. student
Information Systems Group
Campus E1 1, room 3.16
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany

e-mail: alekh dot jindal at
phone: +49 (0) 681 302 70142
Alekh Jindal

I am a Ph.D. student at the Saarland University's Computer Science Department. My advisor is Prof. Jens Dittrich. I am currently working on a variety of physical data design issues in traditional databases, MapReduce and other NOSQL systems, as well as in Cloud Computing Infrastructures.

Research Interests
  • Database System Architectures
  • Physical Database Design
  • Map Reduce
  • Data Management in the Cloud
  • NOSQL Data Management Systems

Short CV

  • February 2010 - present:
    Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany.

  • October 2008 - January 2010:
    Master of Science (honors), Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany.
    Thesis: Quality in Phrase Mining, Supervisors: Prof. Jens Dittrich, Prof. Gerhard Weikum

  • July 2002 - June 2006:
    Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
    Thesis: Microcontroller Based Power Distribution Monitoring & Control, Supervisor: Prof. S. P. Das
Recent Positions
  • Senior Software Engineering at Ibibo Web, India
  • Associate Consultant at BT, India
  • Summer Intern at IBM Software Labs, India