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Archaeology

V.N. Prabhakar, PhD (Kurukhsetra University)
Visiting Faculty
Research Interests:Harappan archaeology with emphasis on Application of Sciences in Archaeology.
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Biological Engineering

Sharad Gupta, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Protein misfolding in Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s Diseases, UPS impairment in neurodegenerative disorders, Targeting shared cellular pathways for therapeutic intervention, Novel antimicrobial peptidomimetic scaffolds.
 
Sharmistha Majumdar, PhD (Cornell University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Evolution of mobile genetic elements/ transposons: mechanisms of transposition and control, modifications of function in transposase homologs, Biochemical/biophysical/structural characterization of nucleotide-binding & nucleic acid binding proteins, Genomic and proteomic analysis of transposases and transposase homologs.
 
Pratik Mutha, PhD (Pennsylvania State University)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Electrical Engineering)
Research Interests:Sensorimotor Control and Learning, Cognitive/Executive Control, Movement Disorders, Brain Lateralization.
 
Vijay Thiruvenkatam, PhD (Jiwaji University)
Assistant Research Professor (Jointly With Physics)
Research Interests:Small molecules X-ray Crystallography: Cryo-crystalization methods for liquids, Biophysical characterization of proteins, Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography: Structural investigation of Chronic Diseases (Alzheimer and Cancer) related proteins: Ex: Dscam, Mac-1, GSAP. KLC isoforms.
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Chemical Engineering

Sameer V. Dalvi, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Precipitation and Stabilization of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Suspensions, Engineering Stable Microbubbles Formulations for Biomedical Applications, Supercritical Fluid Processing.
 
Pratyush Dayal, PhD (University of Akron)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Self-oscillating polymer gels, Structure development in polymer blends and solutions, Polymer processing.
 
Chinmay Ghoroi, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Solid Phase Reactions, Powder Coating and Powder Flow Characterization, Drug Formulation in Solid Form, Cement and Pharmaceutical Powder Processing.
 
Kabeer Jasuja, PhD (Kansas State University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Synthesis of two-dimensional nanomaterials, Interfacial nanoscience, Nanoelectronic device fabrication, Designing nanocomposites for applications as chemical sensors and energy storage devices.
 
Nitin Padhiyar, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Process Optimization and Control.
 
Arnab Sarkar, PhD (Catholic University of America)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Optical fiber fabrication processes, Vapor phase processing of amorphous materials, Liquid phase processing of materials.
 
Babji Srinivasan, PhD (Texas Tech University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Performance monitoring of closed-loop systems, Fault diagnosis in process systems, Sensor placement for state estimation in dynamic systems, Waste water treatment control and optimization with specific attention on green house gas emissions, Development of hybrid models (combination of empirical and theoretic) models for self-assembly studies in nanomaterials, Application of optimization approaches in nanomaterial design, Design, modeling and optimization approaches in basic droplet based microfluidic devices.
 
Rajagopalan Srinivasan, PhD (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
Professor
Research Interests: Safe & Environmentally benign Process design & operations, Supply chain management & Enterprise optimization, Computational Systems Biology.
 
Prachi Thareja, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: In-situ rheology of crystallizing fatty acid pastes, Powder Coating and Powder Flow Characterization, Rheology and Small Angle Light Scattering of surfactant solutions.
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Chemistry

Chandrakumar Appayee, PhD (Indian Institute of Science)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Asymmetric Catalysis, Supramolecular catalysis, Asymmetric synthesis of bio-active molecules, Study of small molecules for targeted diseases
 
Bhaskar Datta, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Investigation of groove-modified nucleobases on Y-family DNA polymerase activity, Construction of metal nanowires based on biomolecular templates, Structure-function correlations of unorthodox DNA structures, Aptamer-based sensors and detection strategies for infectious diseases, Enzymatic remediation of phenolic wastewater.
 
Sriram Kanvah Gundimeda, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Synthesis of photoactive π-conjugated materials for understanding their optical properties and synthesis of ionic liquids and examining their suitability as photophysical / photochemical media for various photo-processes.
 
Iti Gupta, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Synthesis of Porphyrnoids and Related Macrocycles with Novel Properties, Photophysics of Covalent and Non-Covalent Multipigment Systems, Design and Synthesis of Macrocyclic Receptors for Anions and Cations.
 
Sivapriya Kirubakaran, PhD (Indian Institute of Science)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, Drug discovery: Infectious diseases(H.pylori) and cancer(Stomach and Lung), Chemical biology of Cancer: Screening of small molecules to identify novel oncogenes.
 
Sairam Swaroop Mallajosyula, PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions, Novel DNA constructs, Molecular Mechanics Force Field Development.
 
Sudhanshu Sharma, PhD (IISc., Bangalore)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Materials, Electrochemistry, Catalysis
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Civil Engineering

Sudhir K. Jain, PhD (California Institute of Technology)
Director; Professor
Research Interests: Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics
 
Ashwini Kumar, PhD (University of Waterloo)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Stability and large deformation of structures, Theoretical stress analysis, Post-buckling and non-linear response of laminated plates.
 
Amit Prashant, PhD (University of Tennessee)
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Constitutive Modeling for Granular Materials, Numerical Modeling of Geotechnical Structures, Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
 
Ajanta Sachan, PhD (University of Tennessee)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Material Characterization, Dynamic Behavior of Soils, Liquefaction Potential and Induced Lateral Displacement, Strain Localization using DIA Technique and Microfabric Study using XRD, SEM, AFM.
 
Vimal Mishra, PhD (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Surface Water Hydrology, Climate Variability and Climate Change, Global Food and Water Security, Water Resources Management, Large Scale Hydrologic Modeling
 
Dhiman Basu, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Rotational components of earthquake ground motion (Rotational Seismology), Asymmetric and setback buildings (Complex Structures), Seismic isolation, Passive structural control and damping amplification devices (Seismic Protective Systems), Seismic performance assessment of existing and retrofitted structures (Seismic Hazard and Loss Computation), Nonlinear structural analysis, Numerical methods.
 
Indrajit Ghosh, M.Sc (University of Surrey, UK)
Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Analytical solution of plate with various loading and boundary conditions, Hybrid, composite structural analysis and design, Dual-purpose structural hollow beams, Modular structural designs, Simplified methods for design changes on existing structures, Simplified seismic designs, Development of seismic resistant flexible structures, Strain measurements in structures, Expedient replacement of structural components, Alternate structural connections, Sustainable design.
 
Gaurav, PhD (University of Minnesota)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Uncertainty quantification, Structural dynamics, Computational mechanics, GPU computing.
 
Satwant S. Rihal, PhD (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Innovative, interdisciplinary & integrated structural engineering design, Historical perspectives in structural engineering, Global issues of the earthquake safety & rehabilitation of historical and heritage structures, Earthquake resistant structural systems for buildings, Seismic performance, behavior, design and testing of building systems.
 
Svetlana Brzev, PhD (IIT Roorkee)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: IStructural and seismic design and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete and masonry structures, Earthquake risk mitigation in developing countries, Development and applications of base isolation and seismic damper devices.
 
Pranab Kumar Mohapatra, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering,Transients in pipe flow,Transients in open channel flow,Frequency domain analysis in pipe flow.
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Mahesh C. Tandon, Managing Director, Tandon Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
Visiting Professor
 
Jelena Pantelic, PhD (University of California)
Visiting Professor
 
Rajesh Dhakal , PhD (Tokyo University)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests:Seismic design of RC Structures, Loss Optimisation Seismic Design, Probabilistic Seismic risk analysis, Seismic Loss Estimation.
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Computer Science and Engineering

Andrea Bobbio, M.Sc (Politecnico of Torino)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests:Reliability Engineering, Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems
 
Bireswar Das, PhD (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Computational Complexity Theory and Algorithms, Algebra and Computation
 
Anirban Dasgupta, PhD (Cornell University)
Associate Professor
Research Interests:Algorithms for large scale data, Social Networks, Computational Social Science, Crowdsourcing, Machine Learning.
 
Kishor Trivedi, PhD (University of Illinois, Urbana)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests:Fault-tolerant and dependable computing, Markov chains, Modeling software packages, Performance modeling, Performability and Survivability Quantification, Reliability and Availability modeling, Software reliability, Stochastic Petri nets.
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Souradyuti Paul, PhD (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Information Security, Cryptography, Theoretical Computer Science.
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Design

Dinesh Korjan, PEDID-PD - (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad)
Adjunct Faculty
Research Interests: Systemic Design Intervention in complex, real world problems, Passive / Active methods of Traffic Control, Devices for Provision of Drinking Water, Alternative Solutions for Comfort Cooling.
 
Bhaskar Bhatt, PGDPD(National Institute of Design)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Industrial Design & New Product Engineering, HCI, User experience, Interaction design & cognitive ergonomics, Systems theory & methods of design intervention for complex societal issues, Ethnography, Design Research, Design Anthropology & methods, Design for public health, EMR, Data analytics, Strategic management & new product planning
 
Vipin Kumar, PhD(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Visiting Professor (Jointly With Mechanical Engineering)
Research Interests:Microcellular Extrusion, Constrained Foaming, Open-Celled Microcellular Foams, Nanofoams.
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Earth Sciences

Vikrant Jain, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Associate Professor
Research Interests:Earth Surface Processes, River Science, External forcings and river’s future, Glacio-fluvial coupling, Geomorphic applications in stream management.
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Electrical Engineering

Arup Lal Chakraborty, PhD ( University of Strathclyde)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Tunable diode laser spectroscopy for gas parameter measurement, Calibration-free wavelength modulation spectroscopy for recovery of absolute gas absorption line shapes, Fiber-optic sensing
 
Prakash Dandekar, M.Tech (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests:Embedded design and product development in industrial automation, networked controllers, Electric Vehicle locomotion, steering, navigation, automatic driving, AI applications to Autonomous Ground Vehicle, Collision avoidance systems, Swarm robotics applied to vehicular convoying, Water supply flow monitoring, measurement, control, remote logging and wide area networking, Robotics applications to material handling, automated transfer lines, Mobile applications on Android for real-time data acquisition & control, Wireless sensor networks for human body function monitoring, Multiprocessors & Shared resources systems, Arduino applications for teaching/ training embedded systems design and development , Unstructured teaching methods.
 
Ramesh Gaonkar , PhD (Syracuse University)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Inter-disciplinary Curriculum Design and Evaluation, Applications of Microprocessor & Microcontrollers, Designing Embedded Systems.
 
Nithin V. George, PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Active Noise Control, Adaptive Signal Processing, Hearing Aid Design, Soft Computing.
 
Ragavan K., PhD (IISc Bangalore)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Diagnostic testing and condition monitoring of power apparatus; Mathematical modeling of transformers, Rotating machines, System identification in frequency domain
 
Uttama Lahiri, PhD (Vanderbilt University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Virtual Reality based Human Computer Interaction used in affective computing, Eye Tracking and Physiology based modeling techniques, Human Robot Interaction used in cognitive studies, Adaptive Intelligent techniques in cognitive research, Robot assisted surgical techniques.
 
Joycee M. Mekie, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: VLSI Design, Asynchronous circuit design
 
Nihar Ranjan Mohapatra, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Semiconductor Devices and Technology
 
K. V. V. Murthy, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Signal Processing, Image Processing, Wavelets, Neural Networks, Numerical Analysis
 
Pratik Mutha, PhD (Pennsylvania State University)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Biological Engineering)
Research Interests:Sensorimotor Control and Learning, Cognitive/Executive Control, Movement Disorders, Brain Lateralization.
 
Naran M. Pindoriya, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Restructuring power systems- Technical and economical issues, Applications of heuristic optimization algorithms in power system, Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) and their application to load and price forecasting, Integration of renewable energy resources in electricity markets
 
S. Rajendran, M. Tech (IIT Madras)
Associate Teaching Professor
Research Interests: High Speed Packaging Machines – VFFS and HFFS technologies, Liquid Packing Machines – High speed applications, CO2 Laser - Metal Processing Applications, Control Strategies for Robots moving a very Flexible Structure
 
M. Ramamoorty, PhD (University of Toronto)
Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence
 
Shanmuganathan Raman, PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Computational Photography, Computer Vision.
 
R Sharan, PhD (University of Waterloo)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Technological Progress and Human Values, Semiconductor Devices; Transducers and Instrumentation; Noise, Engineering Education.
 
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K.R. Padiyar, PhD(University of Waterloo, Canada)
Visiting Professor
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Humanities

Rita Kothari, PhD (Gujarat University)
Associate Professor (English)
Research Interests: Hinglish, Communities in Banni (Kutch), Cultural History of Sindh & Gujarat, Issues of Language & Identity in the Indian Middle Class
 
Sharmita Lahiri, PhD (University of Houston)
Assistant Professor (English)
Research Interests: Indian writing in english, Postcolonial literature and theory, Feminist literature and theory, Multiethnic literature, Writing and composition
 
Jaison A. Manjaly, PhD (IIT Kharagpur)
Assistant Professor (Philosophy)
Research Interests: Experience, Consciousness, Rationality
 
Achal Mehra , PhD (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
Professor
Research Interests: Online Media, Media Management, Investigative Reporting, Media Law, Media Ethics, Media Freedom and Censorship, International Communications, Comparative Media Systems, Mass Communications and Society, Developmental Journalism, New Technologies, Communication Development and Human Rights.
 
Arnapurna Rath, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor (English)
Research Interests: South-Asian Literature, Literature-Philosophy Interface, Bakhtin Studies, Classic Studies, Theories, Creative Writing, Hyperliterature and Blogging.
 
Srinivas Reddy, PhD (University of California, Berkeley)
Assistant Professor (South Asian Studies)
Research Interests: Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu literary traditions, Vijayanagara history, Indian classical music traditions, Translation studies.
 
Siddharth Wakankar, PhD (M. S. University of Baroda)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Sanskrit Grammar, Scientific and Technical Sanskrit Literature, Games in Sanskrit Literature and Manuscriptology.
 
Bruno Gaminha, - M.Sc (ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute )
Assistant Research Professor
Research Interests: Complex Adaptive Systems, Economic Coordination, Formation and Diffusion of Economic Expectations and their implications to Public Policy, Economic Narratives, Individual and Collective Economical Rationality, Central Bank Policy, Economic and Social Stigmergy.
 
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Madhumita Sengupta, - PhD(University of Calcutta)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: British Rule in Assam, Colonial Practices and Policies in India, Linguistic Identities, Middle Class Responses to Colonial Rule.
 
Frederick Coolidge, - PhD(University of Florida)
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Behavior Genetics, Cognitive Archaeology, Personality Assessment.
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Mathematics

Anulekha Dhara, PhD (IIT Delhi)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Nonsmooth Optimization
 
Mohan Joshi, PhD (Purdue University, US)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Nonlinear Analysis, Probabilistic Functional Analysis, Mathematical System Theory, Industrial Mathematics.
 
Surjeet Kour, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Simple Derivations, Differentially Simple Rings, Locally Nilpotent Derivations.
 
N. R. Ladhawala, PhD (Purdue University, U.S.A)
Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Harmonic Analysis.
 
D. V. Pai, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Approximation of vector-valued functions; Stability and well-posedness in optimisation and approximation
 
Jagmohan Tyagi, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Ordinary differential equations, Elliptic partial differential equations
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Indranath Sengupta, PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry.
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Mechanical Engineering

B. D. Agarwal, PhD (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Solid Mechanics and Design, Composite Materials, Theoretical and Experimental Stress Analysis
 
Atul Bhargav, PhD (University of Maryland, College Park)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Palladium-based composite membranes for Hydrogen purification in fuel cell system applications, Fuel cell systems design and simulation, Control algorithms for fuel cell systems
 
M. Damodaran, PhD (Cornell University)
Professor
Research Interests: Aerospace Engineering: Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics and Aeroelasticity, Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance Computational Modeling of Engineered Systems, Multi-disciplinary Design Optimization
 
Emmanuel Deriat, Degree of « Habilitation à diriger des recherches » (certified to supervise PhDs) (University Paris 6)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Viscous flows, Phenomenological analysis of flows , Compressible flows, Turbulence.
 
Shankarjee Krishnamoorthi, PhD(University of California, Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Computational structural and solid mechanics, Computational biomechanics
 
Vipin Kumar, PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Visiting Professor (Jointly With Design)
Research Interests:Microcellular Extrusion, Constrained Foaming, Open-Celled Microcellular Foams, Nanofoams.
 
Vinod Narayanan, PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Hydrodynamic stability and transition to turbulence, Chaotic advection, Compressible flows
 
Harish Palanthandalam-Madapusi, PhD (University of Michigan)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Systems and Control Theory, System Identification (data-based modeling), Estimation and Kalman Filtering, Input Reconstruction, Applications of Above Areas to Mechanical and Biomechanical Problems.
 
N. Ramakrishnan, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Machining of Composites, Non-traditional Machining Processes (EDM, AJM, etc), Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Industrial Hydraulics and Servo-Hydraulics
 
Debi Prasad Roy, PhD (T.H. Aachen)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Fluid Dynamics and Fluid Machinery
 
Girish Kumar Sharma, PhD (Moscow Power Engineering Institute)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Thermal Engineering
 
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Nathan Olson, M.Sc (University of California, Los Angeles)
Teaching Associate
Research Interests:Dynamics, Estimation, and Control; Gait Biomechanics; Biophysics and Computational Neuroscience
 
K. Chelvakumar, PhD (California Institute of Technology)
Guest Professor
Research Interests:Finance and Management for Engineers, Healthcare Finance (U.S.) and Engineering Mechanics.
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Materials Science and Engineering

Amit Arora, PhD (The Pennsylvania State University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Friction stir welding, Heat transfer and visco-plastic flow
 
S. P. Mehrotra , PhD (IIT, Kanpur)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Mineral Processing and Process Metallurgy; Transport Phenomena; Mathematical Modelling & Simulation; Process Design and Development; Process Control in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy.
 
Abhijit Mishra, PhD (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: X-Ray Diffraction, Membrane properties, Cell-penetrating and Antimicrobial Peptides, Peptide-lipid interactions
 
Superb Misra, PhD (Imperial College London, UK)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Nanomaterials.
 
Jyoti Mukhopadhyay , PhD (IIT, Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Structure – Property Correlation, Super plastic Forming and Formability of Materials, Development of Aluminum Based Alloys, Energy Reduction & Wastes Utilization, Physical Metallurgy, Materials Science, Basic Metal Forming
 
Emila Panda, PhD (Max Planck Institute for Metals Research and University of Stuttgart)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Experimental and theoretical investigations of thin films and nanostructured materials, Microstructural characterization of thin films using various experimental techniques, Thin film solar cells, Structure-property correlations in functional oxides
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Physics

Shivakumar Jolad, PhD (The Pennsylvania State University, PA USA)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Networks- Complex Systems, Information Theory, Population Dynamics
 
Barun Majumder, PhD (IISER Kolkata)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Quantum Cosmology, Quantum Gravity Phenomenology
 
Anand Sengupta, PhD (IUCAA Pune)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Detection of gravitational waves, Aspects of CMB Data analysis.
 
Vijay Thiruvenkatam, PhD (Jiwaji University)
Assistant Research Professor (Jointly With Biological Engineering)
Research Interests:Small molecules X-ray Crystallography: Cryo-crystalization methods for liquids, Biophysical characterization of proteins, Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography: Structural investigation of Chronic Diseases (Alzheimer and Cancer) related proteins: Ex: Dscam, Mac-1, GSAP. KLC isoforms.
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Social Sciences

Amy S. Desantis, PhD (Northwestern University, Evanston)
Visiting Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic health disparities, the developmental origins of health and disease, and social influences on health.
 
Mona G. Mehta, PhD (Universityof Chicago)
Assistant Professor (Political Science)
Research Interests: Democracy, ethnic conflict, civil society, nationalism and identity politics in India
 
Rosa Maria Perez, PhD (ISCTE, Lisbon)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Social structures, Social segregation, Subaltern studies, Fieldwork methodology, Portuguese colonialism and postcolonialism in India, Globalisation and Diaspora, Anthropology and Cinema.
 
Krishna Prasad, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Assistant Professor (Cognitive Science)
Research Interests: Brain Imaging (fMRI) & Cognitive Science, Learning & Decision Making, Consumer Behaviour & Neuroeconomics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
 
Tannistha Samanta, PhD (University of Maryland)
Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Research Interests: Social demography, aging in developing countries, gender, public policy, health and quantitative methods.
 
Malavika Subramanyam, D. Sc. (Harvard University)
Assistant Professor (Social Epidemiology)
Research Interests: The influence of socioeconomic context (at multiple levels and in multiple domains), neighborhood of residence, as well as macroeconomic factors on under nutrition, obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes.
 
Meera M. Sunny, PhD (University of Warwick)
Assistant Professor (Psychology)
Research Interests: Visual Attention, Attention capture, Visual marking
 
Gaurav Sushil Sukhija, M.Sc (University of Illinios)
Research Associate
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Distinguished Honorary Professors

Prof. J. B. Joshi, PhD (University of Mumbai)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics, Multiphase Reactor Design, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Atomic Energy, Solar Energy and Bio-Energy
 
Dr. Harinarayana Kota, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Mechanical Engineering
 
Prof. Surendra Prasad, PhD (IIT Delhi)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, EE
Research Interests: Signal Processing and Communication, Speech and Image Processing.
 
Prof. V. Rajaraman
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
 
Prof. V S Raju
Distinguished Honorary Professor
 
Prof. S. P. Sukhatme, Sc.D (Doctor of Science) ( M.I.T.)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Heat Transfer, Energy
 
Prof. Nitish Thakor, PhD. (University of Wisconsin)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, EE
Research Interests: Basic and applied research on Medical Instrumentation, Micro and Nanotechnology and Signal Processing with focus on Neuroengineering. .
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Guest Professors

 
Dr. A.V. Anilkumar, PhD (California Institute of Technology)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
 
Prof. Nikhil Balram, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)
Guest Professor, Design and Innovation
 
Dr. R.S. Bisht, PhD (Kumaun University)
Guest Professor, Archaeology
 
Prof. R. P. Chhabra, PhD (Monash University)
Guest Professor, Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Fluid mechanics of multiphase systems, Non-Newtonian fluid-particle mechanics, Transport properties of molten salts and metals.
 
Prof. Michel Danino,
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Research Interests: Archaeology and history of ancient India, history of Indian science and technology, Indian heritage, cultural education
 
Prof. Pravinray Gandhi, PhD (University of Notre Dame)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Fire Related Problems, Theoretical Foundation for Ignition of Materials
 
Prof. Dipan Ghosh, PhD (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
Guest Professor, Physics
Research Interests: Theoretical Aspects of Magnetism With Emphasis on Exactly Solvable Models, Non-Existence of Magnetic Ordering in One and Two Dimensional Hubbard Model, Monte Carlo Techniques to Integer Spin Systems Which Show Haldane Gap.
 
Prof. Suchitra Mathur, PhD (Wayne State University)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Research Interests: Feminist Theories and Literatures, Postcolonial Theories and Literatures, Indian Writing in English (especially the Indian-English Novel), Popular Culture Studies (especially Science Fiction, Detective Fiction, and Film Studies).
 
Prof. Ashok Mittal, PhD (Case Western Reserve Univ.)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
 
Prof. S. L. Narayanamurthy, PhD (University of Bradford)
Guest Professor, Chemical Engineering
Teaching Interests: Chemical Engineering Education, Food Process Engineering Materials, Separation Processes, Membrane Separation.
 
Prof. Sandeep Pandey, PhD (Univeristy of California)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Education for Underprivileged Children, Human Rights, Empowerment of Marginalized Communities, Struggles for Strengthening Democracy, Right to Information for Transparency and Accountability, Right to Food, Employment Guarantee Scheme, People’s Politics, Governance, Communal Harmony, Nuclear Disarmament and Peace, India Pakistan Friendship, Corporate Accountability
 
Prof. A Ramanathan, PhD (Bombay University)
Guest Professor, HSS
Research Interests: Managerial economics , Monetary economics , Applied Econometrics, Cost Benefit Analysis .
 
Prof. Mythily Ramaswamy, PhD (University of Paris)
Guest Professor, Mathematics
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations , Nonlinear Functional Analysis, Optimal Control Problems.
 
Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi, PhD (University of Maryland)
Guest Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Research Interests: Computer Networks, Protocols, TCP/IP, IPv6, Network Security, Telecom Regulation.
 
Prof. Shiladitya Sengupta, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Guest Professor, Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Understanding the basic relationships at the cellular level that define a pathological state, and in using this knowledge to develop novel strategies or medicines for treating disease.
 
Prof. Koshy Tharakan, PhD (University of Hyderabad)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
 
Bijoy Boruah, PhD (University of Guelph, Canada)
Guest Professor,Humanities & Social Sciences
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Aesthetics, Metaphysics of the Self.
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