Faculty

Abhijit Mitra

Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kanpur)

Research Areas:
Quantum chemical computation of noncovalent interactions, Molecular mechanisms of functional biomolecules, Geometries and Interaction energies of noncanonical base pairs, Structure and dynamics of functional RNAs, Riboswitches, Metabolomics, Education and values

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Abhishek Sarkar

Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D (IIT, Kanpur)

Research Areas:
Biped / Humanoid locomotion: Walking, Jumping, running. Optimal path planning and gait generation on uneven terrain, Compliance, soft-robotics and human-robot interaction

Research Center/Lab: RRC

Abhishek Srivastava

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Bombay)

Research Areas:
Analog and radio frequency integrated circuits and systems for wireless communication and healthcare applications.

Research Center/Lab: CVEST

Acharya Nand Kishore

Professor of Eminence
Ph.D (University of Udaipur)

Research Areas:
literature, non-violence and Gandhism, human rights, political economy, ancient Indian polity, scientific humanism, culture and history, education

Research Center/Lab: CEH

Aftab M. Hussain

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)

Research Areas:
Flexible and stretchable electronics, IoT devices, sensor systems

Research Center/Lab: CVEST

Aniket Alam

Associate Professor
Ph.D (JNU, New Delhi)

Research Areas:
Modern Indian History / Western Himalayas and Mountain Societies; Historical Methods; Geography and History

Research Center/Lab: CEH

Anil Kumar Vuppala

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kharagpur)

Research Areas:
Speech processing in wireless environment, speech recognition, speaker recognition

Research Center/Lab: LTRC , SPCRC

Anoop M. Namboodiri

Associate Professor
Ph.D (Michigan State University, USA)

Research Areas:
Pattern recognition, machine learning, computer vision, biometrics

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Aruna Chaluvadi

Part- time Visiting Professor
Ph.D (MTW University)

Research Areas:
English and American Literature, Complexity in Second Language Motivation, Communicative Language Training, Feminist Research, Science Writing

Research Center/Lab:

Ashok Kumar Das

Associate Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kharagpur)

Research Areas:
Key management in wireless sensor networks, user authentication in wireless sensor networks, access control in wireless sensor networks, key agreement in mobile ad hoc networks, proxy signature, remote user authentication using smart cards, hierarchical access control

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Avinash Sharma

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France)

Research Areas:
Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Chandrasekher Mukku

UGC Research Scientist
Ph.D (Imperial College, London)

Research Areas:
Gravitational theories, quantum field theory, heat kernels, dynamical systems and chaos, computational techniques

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Deva Priyakumar U

Associate Professor
Ph.D (Pondicherry University)

Research Areas:
Computational chemistry to study chemical molecules and reaction mechanisms, biomolecular simulations to investigate DNA, RNA, proteins and protein interactions and computer aided drug design

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Dipti Misra Sharma

Professor
Ph.D (Delhi University)

Research Areas:
Machine translation, linguistics

Research Center/Lab: LTRC , COS

Girish Varma

Senior Project Scientist
Ph.D (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

Research Areas:
Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Research Center/Lab: MLL

Govindarajulu R.

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D (IIT, Kanpur)

Research Areas:
Programming languages and systems, microprocessors and computer architecture, compilers(CVEST)

Research Center/Lab: CVEST

Harjinder Singh

Professor
Ph.D (Princeton University, USA)

Research Areas:
Theoretical, computational chemistry and biology, chemical dynamics electronic structure and properties calculations

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Indranil Chakrabarty

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Bengal Engineering and Science University)

Research Areas:
Quantum information (relativistic and non- relativistic), fisher information

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Jawahar C. V.

Professor & Amazon Chair Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kharagpur)

Research Areas:
Computer vision, machine learning, multimedia systems

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Jayanthi Sivaswamy

Professor & Dean(Academics)
Ph.D (Syracuse University)

Research Areas:
Image processing, medical image analysis and biological vision

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC , CVIT , CITE

Jolly Thomas

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D (UOH, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Metaphysics, Meta-ontology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Research Center/Lab: CEH

K. Madhava Krishna

Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kanpur)

Research Areas:
Mobile robotics, robotic vision, outdoor robotics, multi-robotic systems and mechanism design

Research Center/Lab: RRC

Kamalakar Karlapalem

Professor
Ph.D (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Research Areas:
Database system, data visualization, data analytics, multi agent systems, workflows and electronic contracts

Research Center/Lab: CDE

Kannan Srinathan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Madras)

Research Areas:
Cryptography, security

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Kavita Vemuri

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIIT,H)

Research Areas:
Cognitive neuroscience of empathy, game design and engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship, fiber optic and liquid crystal devices for optical communications and sensors, control systems

Research Center/Lab: CIE , CogSci

Kishore Kothapalli

Associate Professor
Ph.D (John Hopkins University, USA)

Research Areas:
Multicore and many core algorithms, distributed algorithms

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Kishore S. Prahallad

Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Research Areas:
Audio, speech and language processing, machine learning, multimedia systems

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Krishna Reddy P.

Professor
Ph.D (JNU, New Delhi)

Research Areas:
Data mining,data management, transaction models, distributed computing,performance evaluation,and information technology for agriculture

Research Center/Lab: ITARD , CDE

Lakshmi B.S

Part-time Visiting Professor
Ph.D (OU, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Mathematics

Research Center/Lab:

Lalitha Vadlamani

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Coding Theory, Information Theory, Signal Processing, Distributed Storage Systems

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Lavanya Ramapantulu

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Research Areas:
Parallel and Distributed Systems, Computer Architecture and Modelling and Performance Evaluation

Research Center/Lab: CSG

Lini Teresa Thomas

Visiting Assistant professor
Ph.D (IIIT,Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Skylines, Clustering, Graph Mining, Medical Document Mining

Research Center/Lab: SAC

Manish Shrivastava

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT,Bombay)

Research Areas:
Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Machine Translation, NLP for India Languages.

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Marimuthu Krishnan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (JNCASR, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Computational molecular biophysics, computer simulation of interfacial phenomena in nano-biomaterials, phase behaviour of polymer nanocomposites, computational physics of ion transport through nanopores and in polymer electrolytes(CCNSB)

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Narayanan P. J.

Professor & Director
Ph.D (University of Maryland, USA)

Research Areas:
Computer vision, graphics

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Naresh Manwani

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Machine Learning, Data Mining, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing

Research Center/Lab: MLL

Nimmi Rangaswamy

Visiting Associate Professor
Ph.D (University of Mumbai)

Research Areas:
Sociology of Digital Media, ICT for Development

Research Center/Lab: SAHAAI Group , KCIS

Nishad Patnaik

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D (The New School for Social Research, New York, U.S.A)

Research Areas:
German Idealism, Classical Phenomenology, Marx and Critical Theory, Ethics, Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

Research Center/Lab: CEH

Nita Parekh

Associate Professor
Ph.D (JNU, New Delhi)

Research Areas:
Pattern recognition (viz., identifying repeats, genomic islands), comparative genomics and data mining, dynamical systems modeling and graph theory approaches to biological networks

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Pawan Kumar

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (INRIA, France)

Research Areas:
Parallel Computing, Scientific Computing, Numerical Methods for Machine Learning and Data Mining

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Ponnurangam Kumaraguru

Visiting Associate Professor
Ph.D (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Research Areas:
Cybersecurity, Privacy, Privacy & Security in Online Social Media and Social Computing

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Prabhakar Bhimalapuram

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Cornell University, USA)

Research Areas:
Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of equilibrium and non equilibrium systems

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Pradeep Kumar Ramancharla

Professor & Registrar
Ph.D (University of Tokyo)

Research Areas:
Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, analysis and design of RC structures, numerical simulation of non-engineered buildings, development of awareness raising tools for earthquake disaster mitigation, collapse analysis of structures

Research Center/Lab: EERC , ENTICE , CBS

Prasad Krishnan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Codes for Wireless Communications, Index Coding, Coded Caching, Network Coding, Codes for DNA Storage.(SPCRC)

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Praveen Paruchuri

Associate Professor
Ph.D (University of Southern California, USA)

Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence, Multi-agent Systems, Game Theory

Research Center/Lab:

Priyanka Srivastava

Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D (University of Allahabad)

Research Areas:
Visual and Auditory Perception, Cognition, Human Factors, Spatial Perception and Representation, and Virtual Reality

Research Center/Lab: CogSci

Radhika Krishnan

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D (JNU, New Delhi)

Research Areas:
Technology Studies, Ecology, Development and Labour

Research Center/Lab: CEH

Radhika Mamidi

Associate Professor
Ph.D (UOH, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Computational morphology, machine translation, dialog systems, pragmatics, humour studies

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Raghu Babu Reddy Y.

Associate Professor
Ph.D (Colorado State University, USA)

Research Areas:
Model driven development, Software Requirements and Architecture, Verification & Validation, Usability and Software engineering education.

Research Center/Lab: SERC

Rajan K. S.

Associate Professor
Ph.D (University of Tokyo)

Research Areas:
Application of GIS and remote sensing to sustainable environmental issues(LSI, EERC, COS)

Research Center/Lab: LSI , EERC , COS

Rajeev Sangal

Professor (onleave)
Ph.D (Universit y of Pennsylvania, USA)

Research Areas:
Natural language processing, artificial intelligence, machine translation, speech processing

Research Center/Lab: LTRC , CEH

Ramachandra Prasad P.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Osmania University)

Research Areas:
Application of geospatial tools in – forest ecosystem, island ecology, climate change, land use - land cover changes, integrated water resource management (IWRM) studies

Research Center/Lab: EERC , LSI

Rambabu Kalla

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT,Bombay)

Research Areas:
Analysis and synthesis of fractional -order systems

Research Center/Lab: RRC

Ramesh Loganathan

Professor of Practice, Co-innovations
M.E (Anna University, Guindy)

Research Areas:
Software Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Research Center/Lab: SERC

Sachin Chaudhari

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Aalto University, Finland)

Research Areas:
Cognitive Radios, Next Generation Wireless Communications

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Sanjay Rawat

Assistant Professor (onleave)
Ph.D (UOH, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Static and Dynamic Security code analysis (using techniques dataflow analysis, abstract interpretation, value-set analysis for pointer analysis, equational reasoning etc.), Binary analysis, smart fuzzing, machine learning for security, evolutionary algorithms for security testing (fuzzing), intrusion detection systems, network security, application security.(CSTAR)

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR

Santosh Nannuru

Assistant Professor [INSPIRE]
Ph.D (McGill University, Canada)

Research Areas:
Signal processing, target localization and tracking

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Santosh Ravi Kiran

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Compter Vision, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Robotics, Affective Computing, Document Analysis, Multimedia

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Sarma K. R.

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D (Cornell University)

Research Areas:
Communication, instrumentation and displays (SPCRC)

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Shaik Rehna

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change, Statistical Downscaling, Uncertainty Modeling, Water Quality Management, Reservoir Operation, Irrigation Planning

Research Center/Lab: LSI

Shatrunjay Rawat

Systems Associate Professor
M.S (BITS, Pilani)

Research Areas:
Computer networks, information security, network forensics, e-governance, human values, Vedic darshan (philosophy)

Research Center/Lab: CSTAR , COS

Soma Paul

Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D (UOH, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Computational morphology, computational syntax and semantics and theoretical linguistics

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Subhadip Mitra

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kanpur)

Research Areas:
High Energy Physics Theory / Phenomenology, Cosmology

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Sujit P. Gujar

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Machine Learning, and Cryptography applied to modern web and AI applications (Auctions, Internet Advertising, Crowdsourcing, and multiagent systems)

Research Center/Lab: CDE

Sunitha Palissery

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Madras)

Research Areas:
Seismic Design of Buildings, Seismic Nonlinear Behaviour of Buildings

Research Center/Lab: EERC

Suresh Purini

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (University of Maryland, USA)

Research Areas:
Compilers, parallel and distributed systems, virtualization, cloud computing and complexity theory(CVEST)

Research Center/Lab: CSG

Suryakanth V. Gangashetty

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Madras)

Research Areas:
Speech processing, neural networks, signal processing, pattern recognition, soft computing, machine learning, image processing, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic

Research Center/Lab: LTRC

Syed Azeemuddin

Associate Professor
Ph.D (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

Research Areas:
RFIC design integrated RF devices incorporated with patterned ferromagnetic materials, micro/nano electronics and integrated photonics, optical devices using ring lasers

Research Center/Lab: CVEST , SPCRC

Tapan Kumar Sau

Associate Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Kharagpur)

Research Areas:
Nanomaterials: developing inorganic nanomaterials with controlled properties for probing, sensing, imaging, and energy-related applications; exploring the nature of interactions between nanomaterials and their surroundings(CCNSB)

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Ubaidulla P

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Signal processing, wireless communication, robust and distributedalgorithms for communication systems, convex optimisation(SPCRC)

Research Center/Lab: SPCRC

Vasudeva Varma

Professor & Dean (RnD)
Ph.D (UOH, Hyderabad)

Research Areas:
Information retrieval, social media analysis, semantic search, cloud computing and software engineering

Research Center/Lab: SERC , LTRC , CIE

Venkatesh Choppella

Associate Professor
Ph.D (Indiana University, USA)

Research Areas:
Programming languages, S/W architectures, Formal Methods, CS education

Research Center/Lab: SERC , COS

Venkateshwarlu M

Professor of Eminence
Ph.D (University of Waterloo, USA)

Research Areas:
Discrete systems, wave phenomena in solid media, finite element models, probability, statistics, stochastic processes in engineering(EERC, CBS, CETLS)

Research Center/Lab: EERC , CBS , CETLS

Vikram Pudi

Associate Professor
Ph.D (IISC, Bangalore)

Research Areas:
Data mining, artificial intelligence, database systems

Research Center/Lab: CDE , COS

Vineet Gandhi

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (INRIA, France)

Research Areas:
Computer vision and multimedia , human detection and tracking, computational photography and cinematography, depth reconstruction and applications.

Research Center/Lab: CVIT

Vinod P K

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (IIT,Bombay)

Research Areas:
Computational Systems Biology, Non-linear dynamics, Network Biology, Systems Pharmacology

Research Center/Lab: CCNSB

Vinoo Alluri

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Research Areas:
Cognitive Science, Neuroimaging, Music Information Retrieval, Music Cognition, Music Therapy, Cross-cultural studies, Audio Signal Processing

Research Center/Lab: CogSci

Vishal Garg

Professor
Ph.D (IIT, Delhi)

Research Areas:
Task control of lighting, heating, air-conditioning using fuzzy logic, smart occupancy sensors, fuzzy logic based protocol for wireless sensors network, intelligent building,I.T. in building science(CBS, EERC)

Research Center/Lab: CBS , EERC

Viswanath K.

Research Professor of Eminence
Ph.D (ISI, Calcutta)

Research Areas:
Mathematical computer science, pedagogical issues

Research Center/Lab: SERC

Zia Abbas

Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

Research Areas:
Low power VLSI design, Statistical variations aware modelling and optimization of CMOS and FinFET circuits, High yield designs, Reliability issues in nanoscale CMOS and FinFET circuit circuits, Current mode circuits.

Research Center/Lab: CVEST