General Information

Full Name Mandar Hemant Chandorkar
Date of Birth 28th December 1989
Languages English, Marathi, Hindi


  • 2019-current
    Data Scientist - Machine Learning
    Connecterra B.V.
    • Product Development
      • Actionable and reliable health alerts for dairy herds.
      • Adapting of smart fertility alerts for new markets.
    • Platform Development
      • Built customised ML experimentation platform.
      • Large scale model evaluation pipelines for revelant KPIs.
    • Edge Deployments / IoT
      • Quantisation of ML models for power savings on sensor deployments.
    • MLOps
      • Running ML models as real-time asynchronous microservices.
      • Model deployment to using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • 2015-2019
    Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    • Developed a novel neural network approach for predicting speed and arrival time of solar wind.
    • State of the art probabilistic forecasts of geomagnetism by combining GP and LSTM models.
    • Uncertainty Quantification of radiation belt physics using Gaussian Process methodology.
    • Developed an open source computational toolbox for ML applications in Space Weather.
  • 2012-2014
    Software Engineer - Data Engineering, Bangalore, India
    • Built reporting dashboards for monitoring product metrics.
    • Hadoop pipelines for aggregating usage data.


  • 2014-2019
    PhD - Applied Physics
    Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, the Netherlands
    • Machine Learning in Space Weather
      • Probabilistic forecasting
      • Bayesian parameter identification.
      • Uncertainty identification.
  • 2014-2015
    Master of Science - Artificial Intelligence
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    • Thesis: Large scale implementation of the FS-LSSVM model for classification in Scala.
    • Gaussian Processes and Least Squares SVM
    • Neural Networks
    • Computer Vision
    • Logic Programming.
  • 2011-2012
    Master of Technology - Industrial Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
    • Thesis: Combinatorial optimization of manufacturing assembly lines.
  • 2007-2011
    Bachelor of Technology - Manufacturing Science
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
    • Thesis: Modelling of coupled vibrations of storage tank - fluid systems.

Open Source Projects

  • 2014-2019
    • A Scala environment REPL for Machine Learning.
  • 2014-2019
    • Machine Learning tools for Plasma and Space Physics.

Academic Interests

  • Applied Mathematics
    • Physical systems.
    • Bayesian Inference.
    • Stochastic Processes.
  • Machine Learning.
    • Time-series models.
    • Gaussian Processes.
    • Deep Neural Networks.