Visiting & Adjunct Faculty

Visiting Faculty

Akshay Kumar

PhD, University of Delhi (2014)
Senior Research Fellow Indian Council of Medical Research

Consultant Psychologist BLK Super Speciality Hospital, Franchise owner of "Men are from Mars Womwn ae Venus" Asia pacific region

Amrit Srinivasan

PhD, University of Cambridge, UK
Recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship Award, the Shastri Indo Canadian Fellowship Award, the Charles Wallace India Trust Award and the ICCR’s Visiting Chair in Humanities & Social Sciences Award

Ashok K. Mittal

Vice-president, Quality Circle Forum of India

Retired Professor & Dean (R&D, PRG) IIT Kanpur

Operations Research/ Management ; Intellectual Property

Brijesh Eshpuniyani
PhD (2003), Aeronautics, Purdue University

His area of expertise is Fluid Mechanics. His present research focus is on Transition & Turbulence.

Dheeraj Sanghi

Dean of Academic Affairs
PhD from University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
Research interests: Networking - Protocols and Security.

G.S. Visweswaran
Retired Professor from IIT-Delhi

CAD of VLSI, Design of Digital, Analog and Mixed Signal VLSI Circuits

Hemant Kumar
Founder - Softek Ltd., VP at HCL Tech.
BTech(1977), IIT Kanpur

Software Development, Compilers, Databases, Inventory Management and Banking Software
[Since June 2011]

Jyoti Sinha
(Presently on Leave)
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Omnipresent Robot Tech.
MS (Computer Science) from Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany/ University of California Berkeley (UCB), USA

Multi-robot communication, Robotic coordination and scheduling, ad hoc wireless networks, smart Medium access protocols

K.K. Biswas

Former Professor, IIT Delhi, Machine Learning, Computer Vision
Research interest is Image and Video Processing, Machine Learning with applications in activity recognition and Bio-informatics

Also has interest in Software Engineering, where he is trying to discover ambiguities in Requirements Engineering documents.

K M Pathi

Research interests: Behavior Change Communication, Communication Ethics.

An alumnus of Delhi University, visiting faculty to National Centre for Good Governance (Delhi), Central Training Establishment, Air India, (Hyderabad). Also an empanelled training faculty with Larson & Toubro, Tamilnadu Salt Corporation.

Manohar Khushalani

Former Director, Environment and Sociology, at the National Water Academy, Khadakwasla, & Member Secretary, National Environmental Monitoring Committee for River Valley Projects
Bacherlor in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani

Courses on 3D Modelling and Finite Element analysis from IIT, Delhi


pankaj vajpayeePankaj Vajpayee

Has over 22 years of corporate experience primarily in the field of investment banking and portfolio investment advisory activities

Priyank NarayanPriyank Narayan

He heads the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Ashoka University
A Certified Axiometrix Assessor on Thinking Pattern Profile by Hartman Institute, USA, Priyank is also a Quality Six Sigma Green Belt.
Raj Ayyar
Full time Assistant Professor, East Florida State University
Adjunct Faculty, West Valley College and Laney College
MA (Philosophy), St. Stephen’s College, Delhi MA (Philosophy), Southern Illinois University, USA
Rajiv Ratn Shah
(Presently on Leave)
Doctor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore.
Research interest in semantics and sentics understanding of user-generated multimedia content (UGC), multimodal analysis of UGC in support of social media applications, location-based services in the support of social media applications etc.
Samaresh Chatterji

PhD (1979), Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit
Former Dean – Academic Programs, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar

Abstract Algebra, Graph Theory
[Since Jan 2013]

Srikanth Saripalli
PhD, University of Southern California, 2007

Srikanth Saripalli is a Roboticist with research interests in unmanned systems in general and aerial vehicles in particular.

Institute Professors (Honorary)

Prof. Surendra Prasad

Usha Chair Professor, IIT Delhi
Former director, IIT Delhi


Prof. Narendra Ahuja

Professor Emeritus, UIUC


Prof. Krithi Ramamritham

Vijay and Sita Vashee Chair Professor, IIT Bombay


Adjunct Faculty

Anirban Mondal

PhD (2003), Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Database Management, Multi-dimensional Data Indexing, Mobile Data Management, Spatial DBMS & GIS, P2P Data Management, Data-centric Business Intelligence

Apala Guha

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2010), Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

High-performance computing, Energy-efficient computing, Compilers, Runtimes.

Ashish Sureka

PhD (2005), Computer Science, North Carolina State University, USA

Mining Software Repositories, Social Media Analytics

Ashwin Srinivasan

Professor (CSE)

PhD (1991), Electrical Eng. and Computer Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Inductive Logic Programming, Machine Learning, Modelling Systems in Biology, Information Extraction from Text

Astrid Kiehn

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (1989), Computer Science, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany


Logic, Process Algebra, Concurrency Theory
Debasis Dash

PhD (1998), Delhi University,
Currently Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-IGIB and Professor of the AcSIR in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. His Interests are algorithm and tools development, high throughput data analysis for comparative genomics, proteome informatics.

Gautam Shroff

Vice President & Chief Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services, Lead of TCS Innovation Lab, Delhi, India

Gaurav Gupta (Assistant Professor - CSE)

PhD (2009), Computer Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Digital Forensics, Cyber/Information Security
Lipi Thukral

Scientist Fellow, IGIB, Delhi
PhD(2011), University of Heidelberg, Germany
Research Interests: Multiscale Biomolecular Simulations, Structural Bioinformatics, Modeling and Visualization of Complex Molecular Data, Medical Informatics

Mary L. Gray

Senior Researcher Microsoft Research
Associate Professor, The Media School, Adjunct Faculty, American Studies; Anthropology; Gender Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington

PhD in Communication from the University of California, San Diego in 2004

Mohan Dhawan

Researcher, IBM India Research Laboratory, New Delhi, India

System Security, Web Security and Privacy, Computer
Networks, Programming Languages and Operating Systems

Mona Duggal


Physician with post-graduate MD training in Preventive and Social Medicine
Masters in Health Sciences in Epidemiology from “The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
NIH/NLM fellowship in Medical Informatics at the Yale University

Nachi Nagappan

Microsoft Research
One Microsoft Way, Redmond

Ravi Kothari

IBM Distinguished Engineer, Associate Director - IBM Research - India

Rohit Gupta

Chief Information Officer (CIO) at MedGenome, Bangalore, India. He also holds the position of Adjunct Faculty at IIT Madras, Chennai India
Computational Biology, Genomics, Data Mining, Machine learning, Medical and Bioinformatics

Sachit Butail

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

collective behavior, pattern recognition, complex systems, robotics
Sameep Mehta

Researcher, IBM Research, India

Data Mining, Visualization, Business Analytics and Service Science

Sandip Aine

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD, 2007 (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur)

Artificial Intelligence, Combinatorial Optimization, Robotics, CAD for VLSI

Saptarshi Mukherjee

PhD (2011), Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi

Mechanism design, Game theory, Bounded rationality, Choice

Shreemoy Mishra

Assistant Professor (ECO)

PhD (2008) Economics, Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Economics of Information, Consumer Privacy, Asymmetric Information in Credit and Insurance Markets, Credit Scoring
Srikanta Bedathur

PhD (2006), SERC, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Web and Text Mining, Web Archiving, Large Scale Graph processing, Databases and Information Management


Srinivas Aluru

Professor, School of Computational Science and Engineering
Co-Director, Strategic Initiave in Data Engineering and Science
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA  

Sumit Roy

External Consultant Chairman (ECE)

Professor, Communications and Networking, University of Washington

S. Ramachandran

PhD (1993), Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Currently Senior Principal Scientist and Professor of the AcSIR in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. His Interests are Integrative Data analytics of biological Big Data, predictive modelling

Vinod Scaria

Scientist, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi. Research Areas: Clinical Genomics, Precision Medicine, Computational Biology of noncoding RNAs, Artificial Intelligence

Past Visiting & Adjunct Faculty Members