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
A V Subramanyam

Assistant Professor (CSE, ECE)

PhD(2012), Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Information Forensics and Security, Multimedia Signal Processing, Visual Surveillance and Deep Learning

Aasim Khan

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2018), King's College London

Social scientist with an interest in theories of the 'public sphere,' digital citizenship and civic media in India

Alexander Fell
(Presently on Leave)

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Coarse Grain Reconfigurable Architectures (CGRAs), Network-on-Chip, Embedded Systems, FPGAs

Aman Parnami

Assistant Professor (CSE, HCD)

PhD (2017) Human-Computer Interaction with a minor in Industrial Design, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Wearable Computing, Design Research, Education Technology

Amarjeet Singh
(Presently on Leave)

Assistant Professor (CSE, ECE)

PhD (2009), Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Mobile Sensing, Approximation Algorithms, Environmental Monitoring, Low Cost Technologies

Anand Srivastava

Professor (ECE)

PhD (2003), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

OFDM based Optical Core and Access Networks, Long Reach PONs, Optical Wireless Communication Systems, Fi-Wi Architectures, Optical Signal Processing, Green Telecom Networks

Angshul Majumdar

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), Electrical & Computer Engg., University of British Columbia

Compressed Sensing, Low-rank matrix recovery, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Color Imaging

Anubha Gupta

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2006), Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi

Statistical Signal Processing, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Wavelet Transform and its applications, Higher education policy and Assessment

Anuradha Sharma

Associate Professor (Maths)

PhD (2006), Mathematics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Algebraic Coding Theory, Number Theory and Algebra

Arun Balaji Buduru

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2016), Computer Science, Arizona State University, USA

Cyber Security, Reinforcement Learning and IoT

Ashish Kumar Pandey

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD 2018, Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

His primary area of research is Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). He tries to understand existence, well-posedness, stability or instability of solutions of nonlinear PDEs arising as physical models. He uses tools from Harmonic analysis and Operator theory.

Debajyoti Bera

Assistant Professor (CSE, CB)

PhD (2009), Computer Science, Boston University, USA

Quantum Computing, Complexity Theory, Algorithms, Cryptography

Debarka Sengupta

Assistant Professor (CSE, CB)

PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University

Computational genomics, Machine Learning

Donghoon Chang

Associate Professor (CSE, Maths)

PhD (2008), Information Management and Security, Korea University, Korea

Theory and Practice of Cryptography, Cryptanalysis, Cyber Security

G.P.S. Raghava

Head, Professor (CB)

PhD, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh.

Development of open source resources, Application of machine learning techniques, Genome based-techniques

Ganesh Bagler

Assistant Professor (CB)

PhD in computational biology from CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

Complex Systems, Computational and Systems Biology, Complex Networks, Bioinformatics

Gaurav Arora

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2017), Economics, Iowa State University

Natural Resource & Agricultural Economics, Ecological Economics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Applied Game Theory, Spatial Analyses, Remote Sensing

Gourab Ghatak

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD in Wireless Communications, CEA-LETI and Telecom ParisTech, France

Stochastic geometry, millimeter-wave communications, 5G network planning, and signal processing for 5G waveforms

Kaushik Kalyanaraman

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applied and computational mathematics encompassing analysis, geometry, partial differential equations and topology. Computer science, engineering and physics applications and ancillaries including electromagnetics, high performance computing, and shells in elasticity.

Kiriti Kanjilal

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2018), Economics at Washington State University

Microeconomics, game theory, industrial organization, environmental economics and behavioral economics

Manohar Kumar

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2013) in Political Theory from LUISS University, Rome

His broad research interest is in the domain of Moral and Political Philosophy, and Applied Ethics. His research interests include themes such as ethics of digital dissent, digital citizenship, whistleblowing, civil disobedience, secrecy, and epistemic injustice.

Mayank Vatsa

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (2008), Computer Science, West Virginia University, USA

Biometrics, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Information Fusion

Mohammad S. Hashmi
(Presently on Leave)

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2009), Electronics Engineering, Cardiff University, UK

RF Measurements, PA Design and Linearization, RF Systems, Software Defined Radio

Monika Arora

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD (2018), Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA

count data and statistical modeling, statistical softwares like R and SAS

Mukulika Maity

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD in Computer Science from IIT Bombay

wireless networks and mobile computing

Ojaswa Sharma

Assistant Professor (CSE, HCD)

PhD (2010), Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Computer graphics and geometry with focus on Virtual and Mixed reality (VR/MR), volume rendering, 3D reconstruction, and high performance computing on GPU.

P B Sujit

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2006), Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Unmanned Vehicle (aerial, underwater, and surface), Multi-robot systems, Guidance and Control

Pankaj Jalote

Distinguished Professor (CSE)

PhD (1985), Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

Software Engineering, Fault Tolerance, Distributed Systems.

Piyus Kedia

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD(2018), IIT-Delhi

System security, safe languages, virtualization and dynamic/static techniques to build systems

Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
(Presently on Sabbatical)

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (2009), Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Cyber Crime, Cyber/Information Security, Privacy, Human Computer Interaction

Pravesh Biyani

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), ECE, IIT Delhi

Optimization for signal processing & communications

Pushpendra Singh

Head (HCD), Associate Professor (CSE, HCD)

PhD (2004), Inria-Rennes, University de Rennes 1, France

Mobile Systems & Applications, ICT4D, Mobile Healthcare, Content-Centric Networking.

Pydi Ganga Mamba Bahubalindruni
(Presently on Leave)

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2014), Electrical and Computer Engineering,

Flexible and large area electronics, Analog mixed signal design with large area and sub-micron technologies, Device modeling and devices

Rahul Purandare

Head, Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2011), Computer Science, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA

Software Engineering, Program Analysis, Runtime Verification, Specification Mining, Automatic Program Repair

Rajiv Raman

Head (Maths), Assistant Professor (CSE, CB, Maths)

PhD (2007), Computer Science, University of Iowa, USA

Algorithms, Graphs, Combinatorial Optimization

Rajiv Ratn Shah

Assistant Professor (CSE, HCD)

PhD (2016), Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Multimedia, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Rakesh Chaturvedi

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2015), Economics from Pennsylvania State University

Communication and Cooperation in Games, Political Economy and Market Design

Ranjan Bose

Director and Professor (ECE)

PhD, Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Secure communications, coding theory, 5G security, wireless security, physical layer security and broadband wireless access.

Richa Singh

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (2008), Computer Science, West Virginia University, USA

Biometrics, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition

Saket Anand

Assistant Professor (CSE, ECE)

PhD (2013), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, NJ, USA

Computer Vision, Image and Scene Understanding, Robust Statistical Methods, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning

Sambuddho Chakravarty

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2014), Columbia University, USA

Network Anonymity and Privacy, Network Surveillance and Anti-Censorship and Network and Distributed Systems Security

Samrith Ram

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD (2012), Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay

Recipient of the Archimedes Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by the Marseille Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, Marseille, France in 2013

Sanat K Biswas

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2017) in space vehicle navigation from the University of New South Wales

Space vehicle guidance, navigation and control, orbit determination, GNSS-based navigation, non-linear dynamics and estimation algorithms

Sanjit Krishnan Kaul

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2011), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, USA

Wireless Systems, Vehicular Networks, Delay Tolerant Networks, Disaster Management, Intelligent Transportation

Sankha S Basu

Assistant Professor(Maths)

PhD(2013), Mathematics from The Pennsylvania State University

Mathematical Logic - intuitionistic logic and paraconsistent logics

Sarthok Sircar

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD (2009), Applied Mathematics from University of South Carolina.

Multiscale models and robust numerical algorithms for complex systems

Sayan Basu Roy

Assistant Professor (ECE)

Adaptive control for uncertain switched systems, online approximate optimal control using reinforcement learning based solutions, adaptive backstepping control

Shilpak Banerjee

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD (2017), Mathematics from the Pennsylvania State University

Dynamical systems and ergodic theory, application of combinatorial techniques to build examples of dynamical systems satisfying interesting dynamical properties

Shobha Sundar Ram

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2009), Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Radar \ Antennas

Shriram Venkatraman

Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2017), Anthropology from University College, London

Technologies in work places, organisational culture, and entrepreneurship

Sneh Saurabh

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), Electrical Engineering, IIT, Delhi

Nanoelectronics, Exploratory Electronic Devices, Energy-Efficient Systems, VLSI Design and Verification and CAD for VLSI.

Sneha Chaubey

Assistant Professor (Maths)

PhD 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

She has held Postdoctoral position at the Mathematische Institut, University of Gottingen, Germany

Sriram K

Assistant Professor (CB)

PhD (2004), Chemistry, IIT Madras

Systems biology, Cell division cycle, Circadian rhythms, Computational cognitive neuroscience

Subhadip Raychaudhuri

Associate Professor (CB)

Phd (2002), University of Rochester, USA

Computational biology and biophysics, systems biology of cell death (apoptosis) signaling, immunobiology of B cell activation

Sujay Deb

Head, Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD (2012), Washington State University

Multi-core processor architectures, Wireless network on-chip, Emerging interconnection technologies for multi-core chips

Sumit J Darak

Assistant Professor (ECE)

PhD (2013), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Reconfigurable filter and filter banks for multi-standard wireless communication receivers, Dynamic Spectrum Learning, Tunable Bandwidth Access and RF Harvesting in Green Cognitive Radios.

Syamantak Das

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD, IIT-Delhi

Theoretical computer science and discrete optimization

Tanmoy Chakraborty

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2015), IIT Kharagpur, India

Network Science, Data Mining and Data-driven Cybersecurity, Natural Language Processing

Tavpritesh Sethi
(Presently on Leave)

Assistant Professor (CB)

PhD (2014), CSIR-IGIB,

Biomedical Informatics, AI in Healthcare, Systems and Networks Medicine

Timothy Scott Moyers Jr

Assistant Professor (HCD)

PhD, Electroacoustic Composition and Multi-Channel Audio, University of Birmingham (England)

He is a composer and audiovisual artist from Chicago

V. Raghava Mutharaju

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2016), Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA

Knowledge Graphs/Semantic Web, Ontology modeling and reasoning, Linked Data, Big Data

Venkata Ratnadeep Suri

Head, Assistant Professor (SSH)

PhD (2013), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

His research examines the effects of technology use in knowledge work contexts, health contexts, information seeking, and the cognition of information

Vibhor Kumar

Assistant Professor (CB)

PhD (2007), Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto), Finland

Genomics, statistical signal processing, structural biology

Vikram Goyal

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (2009), Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi

Databases, Data Privacy and Security

Vinayak Naik
(Presently on Leave)

Associate Professor (CSE)

PhD (2006), Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, USA

Mobile Computing, Sensor Networks, Wireless Networks, and Systems

Vivek Bohara

Associate Professor (ECE)

PhD(2011), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wireless communication, Cognitive and Cooperative wireless networks, Wideband Power amplifiers, Digital predistortion

Vivek Kumar

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2014), Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University

Parallel programming models and runtime systems

Visiting Faculty

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

Akshay Kumar

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

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

Amrit Srinivasan

PhD, 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

BFA, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidhyapeeth, Varanasi.

Animation Film Making, Gaming, Concept Arts

Anupam Saronwala

MS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University

Charter Member of TiE and a member of Indian Angel Network

Ashok K. Mittal

Vice-president, Quality Circle Forum of India

Retired Professor & Dean (R&D, PRG) IIT Kanpur Operations Research/ Management ; Intellectual Property

Drishti Sharma

MD in Community Medicine from MAMC, New Delhi and Senior Residency from PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Cyberbullying, social and emotional well-being, and implementation science.

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]

Indrani De Parker

PhD (per.), Design Education in 21st Century India, IIT, Mumbai

Indrani De Parker is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad. She is a communication designer and design educator.

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

Naveen Prakash

PhD (1980) IIT Delhi

Data Warehouse Requirements Engineering, Information Systems for the Internet of Things, and Business Rules for Requirements Specification

Pankaj Vajpayee

President Value Research India (P) Ltd. MBA (Finance) - University of Delhi; 1993 B.Tech - IIT Delhi - 1990

Has over 24 years of corporate experience primarily in the field of investment banking and portfolio investment advisory activities.

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

Samaresh Chatterji

PhD (1979), Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit

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

Sumit Mediratta

PhD, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles

Efficient Computing Systems, Real-time Computer Vision, Biomedical Engineering

Swapna Purandare
(Ramanujan Fellow SERB-DST)

PhD (2014), Biological Sciences (Ecology, Evolution, Behavior), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

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