Mmanu Chaturvedi received a B.Tech and an M.Tech in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics from IIT Madras. He then received a Master of Science in computer science from Colorado State University.
Mmanu worked in the area of graph algorithms for his MS thesis with Dr. Ross McConnell, and worked with the Pattern Analysis Lab at CSU as a research assistant. His research interests are in the area of algorithms, via Ross, his Erdős number is 3. He previously worked with Chronus Corporation, Chennai as a Software Design Engineer.
He often wanders the worlds of Urdu poetry and philosophy. The works of Mirza Ghalib and Michel Houellebecq excite him particularly.