Eklavya SARKAR

Short Biography

Eklavya Sarkar is a researcher in the vulnerability analysis and deepfake detection space at Idiap Research Institute. His work focuses on facial morphing, spoofing, and GAN-based models. Previously he worked as a research intern at CERN, under Dr. Archana Sharma and Brian Dorney, at the 'CMS-GEM' collaboration at the CMS Experiment lab.

He is a Swiss national who grew up in Geneva, Switzerland after moving there from New Delhi, India at the age of 10. He later moved to the UK for 4 years to complete his studies.

He holds a MSc degree in Data Science from the University of Bath, and BSc in Computer Science from the University of Liverpool. He also previously studied Mechanical Engineering at EPFL as an undergraduate for 2 years.

Professional Experience

  • Idiap, Biometrics and Security Department - Research Intern, 2020
  • CERN, CMS Project - Research Intern, 2017



  • MSc Data Science, University of Bath, 2018-19
  • BSc Computer Science, University of Liverpool, 2015-18
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering, EPFL (Uncompleted), 2013-15


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