Visiting Faculty

The Institute is organized as research groups and education programs, and has not maintained strong department boundaries. However, faculty can be broadly grouped according to their disciplines which are given below. Apart from those listed below, the institute also has a number of Guest, Adjunct and Visiting faculty members in various disciplines. They can be found on this page.

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Computational Biology
Human-Centered Design
Social Sciences and Humanities
Abhijit Mitra

(DST Inspire Faculty)

PhD (2017), under joint Indo-UK collaboration between IIT Delhi and British Telecom (BT), UK in the area of Elastic Optical Networks.

Elastic Optical Networks, Passive Optical Networks and integrated wireless infrastructure, Quantum Key Distribution

Swapna Purandare

(Ramanujan Fellow SERB-DST)

PhD (2014), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Evolutionary Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation, Bioinformatics, NGS, eDNA, Metagenomics

Acushla Saraswat


PhD (2018), University of Mumbai

Differential Geometry, with an emphasis on the study of the Laplacian

Aman Samuel

MBA (2016), University of Madras, MCA (2004), IGNOU

Game development, digital audio-video production workflow, virtual productions and simulations, media studies, procedural sound design

Amrit Srinivasan

PhD (1984), University of Cambridge, UK

The comparative study of knowledge and culture; violence, civil society and the state; sustainability and lifestyle change; women's work, family and the professions; Information Technology and the Indian service economy.

Anoop Ratn

MFA, Teerthanker Mahaveer University

Animation Film Making, Gaming, Concept Arts

Anupam Saronwala

MS (1981) in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University

Charter Member of TiE and a member of Indian Angel Network

Bijendra Nath Jain

(Visiting Distinguished Professor)

PhD (1975) SUNY, Stony Brook (NY)

Computer Networks and Systems, including Wireless Networks, Ad hoc and Sensor Networks and in Information Security

C. Anantaram

PhD (1999), IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

Knowledge systems, Natural language processing for business applications, Artificial development, and Formal concept analysis

G.S. Visweswaran

PhD (1980), IIT-Delhi

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

Indrani De Parker

PhD (2020), IIT- Mumbai

Design Drawing, Visual Design, Design Fundamentals, Design Thinking Processes, Design Concerns and Context, Design Perspectives, Notion of the Self for the Designer

Manohar Khushalani

Bacherlor in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani Courses on 3D Modelling and Finite Element analysis from IIT, Delhi

Former Director, Environment and Sociology, at the National Water Academy, Khadakwasla, & Member Secretary, National Environmental Monitoring Committee for River Valley Projects

Pankaj Vajpayee

MBA-Finance (1993), University of Delhi

Investment banking, portfolio investment advisory activities

Payel C Mukherjee

PhD (2016), IIT Gandhinagar

Theories of Cosmopolitanism, Home, and History of Ideas in South Asian Studies

Samaresh Chatterji

PhD (1979), Wayne State University, Detroit

Former Dean - Academic Programs, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar Abstract Algebra, Graph Theory [Since Jan 2013]

Shweta Singh


Theories of reasons in moral decision making, Interplay of moral particularism in Buddhist Ethics, and philosophy of critical thinking

Sudhanshu Shekhar Jamuar

PhD (1977), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Analog and Digital Circuit Design, Instrumentation Systems, Communication Systems.