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Biological Engineering

Bhaskar Datta, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Chemistry)
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.
 
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.
 
Sivapriya Kirubakaran, PhD (Indian Institute of Science)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Chemistry)
Research Interests: Medicinal chemistry and crug discovery, Drug discovery: Infectious diseases (H.pylori) and cancer (stomach and lung), Chemical biology of cancer: Screening of small molecules to identify novel oncogenes.
 
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, Genomic and proteomic analysis of transposases and transposase homologs.
 
Pratik Mutha, PhD (Pennsylvania State University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Sensorimotor control and learning, Movement disorders after neurological damage, Brain lateralization.
 
Vijay Thiruvenkatam, PhD (Jiwaji University)
Assistant Research Professor (Jointly With Physics)
Research Interests: Structural biology of macromolecular complexes, Chemical Crystallography, Insitu cryo-crystallizations of liquids.
 
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Rajendra Mehta, PhD (University of Nebraska)
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Cancer chemoprevention and drug discovery.
 
Harsh Bais, PhD (CFTRI, Mysore)
Professor
Research Interests: Root Microbiome, Root genomics and beneficial plant microbe intearctions
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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: Particle engineering for dry powder processing, Powder coating and flow characterization of cohesive fine particles, Multi-phase reactions involving particulate solids.
 
Kabeer Jasuja, PhD (Kansas State University)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Synthesis of inorganic nanosheets analogous to graphene, Fundamental science at the interface of nanosheets, Designing novel nano composites.
 
Nitin Padhiyar, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Process optimization and control, Multi-Objective optimization (MOO), Genetic algorithms, Dynamic optimization, Model predictive control (MPC), MOO based MPC.
 
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 (Jointly With Electrical Engineering)
Research Interests: Performance monitoring of closed-loop systems, Fault diagnosis in process systems, Sensor placement for state estimation in dynamic systems, 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 (Jointly With Biological Engineering)
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.
 
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: Boron based NIR dyes and their conjugates, Derivatives of  corroles and N-confused porphyrins with novel properties, Metal complexes of Dipyrrins.
 
Sivapriya Kirubakaran, PhD (Indian Institute of Science)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Biological Engineering)
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.
 
Kapil Juvale
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
 
M Paramasivam, PhD (Osmania University)
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of novel pi-conjugated molecules for optoelectronic applications such as dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC), Bulk heterojunction solar cells (BHSC), etc.
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Civil Engineering

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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 and cyclic instability in soils, Strain localization using DIA technique and microfabric study using XRD, SEM, AFM.
 
Gaurav, PhD (University of Minnesota)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Uncertainty quantification, Structural fire engineering, Computational mechanics.
 
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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.
 
Manish Kumar, MTech (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Seismic isolation of nuclear structures.
 
Katrin Beyer, PhD (University of Pavia, Italy)
Scholar-in-Residence
 
Marjorie Greene, Masters of Urban Planning (University of Washington)
Scholar-in-Residence
 
Pranab Kumar Mohapatra, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Professor
Research Interests: Hydraulics and water resources engineering, Transients in pipe flow, Transients in open channel flow, Frequency domain analysis in pipe flow.
 
Chandrakant Desai, PhD (University of Texas)
Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Material modeling and testing, Flow in deformable media and computer methods in civil, Mechanical and electrical engineering and engineering mechanics.
 
Indrajit Ghosh, MSc (University of Surrey)
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.
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Computer Science and Engineering

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.
 
Souradyuti Paul, PhD (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Information security, Cryptography, Theoretical computer science.
 
Krishna Prasad, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Assistant Professor (Cognitive Science) (Jointly With Social Sciences)
Research Interests: Brain imaging (fMRI) & Cognitive science, Learning & decision making, Consumer behaviour & neuroeconomics, Machine learning & artificial intelligence.
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Design

Bhaskar Bhatt, PGDPD (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Ethnographic research & new product planning, Product design, Design management, Design for health & well-being, Design for public health, Systems thinking, Interaction design & user experience.
 
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.
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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, MTech (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Embedded wireless networked systems and product design, Realtime software application development  for robotics, automotive, industrial automation and natural resources monitoring.
 
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.
 
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, Engineering education.
 
K. R. Padiyar, PhD (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Visiting Professor
 
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.
 
S. Rajendran, MTech (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.
 
Shanmuganathan Raman, PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Computer vision, Computational photography, Computer graphics.
 
R Sharan, PhD (University of Waterloo)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Technological progress and human values, Semiconductor devices, Transducers and instrumentation, Noise, Engineering education.
 
Babji Srinivasan, PhD (Texas Tech University)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Chemical Engineering)
Research Interests: Performance monitoring of closed-loop systems, Fault diagnosis in process systems, Sensor placement for state estimation in dynamic systems, Design, modeling and optimization approaches in basic droplet based microfluidic devices.
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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 & iIdentity 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,  Censorship, International communications, Comparative media systems, Mass media and society.
 
Arnapurna Rath, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Assistant Professor (English)
Research Interests: South-Asian literature, Critical theories, Bakhtin studies, Creative writing.
 
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.
 
Madhumita Sengupta, - PhD (University of Calcutta)
Assistant Professor (History)
Research Interests: British rule in Assam, Colonial practices and policies in India, Linguistic identities, Middle class responses to colonial rule.
 
Alok Kumar Kanungo, PhD (Deccan College)
Assistant Research Professor
Research Interests: Who owns the past, Understanding history and origin of the nagas, History and origin of glass.
 
V. N. Prabhakar, PhD (Kurukhsetra University)
Visiting Faculty (Archaeology)
Research Interests: Harappan archaeology with emphasis on application of sciences in Archaeology.
 
Siddharth Wakankar, PhD (M.S. University of Baroda)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Sanskrit grammar, Classical, scientific and technical Sanskrit literature, Games in Sanskrit literature and manuscriptology.
 
Laurent Fradet
French Language Tutor
 
Guo Fei
Visiting Faculty
 
Sidharth Shankar Rai, DPhil (University of Allahabad)
Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Archaeology)
Research Interests: Archaeometry, Electron microscopy and X-Ray microanalysis, Remote sensing and GIS application in Archaeology, Buddhist Archaeology, ancient history.
 
Sandhya Sharma, PhD (University of Lucknow)
Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Archaeology)
Research Interests: Understanding Palaeoecology, Paleomonsoon, coastal and marine ecosystem especially during Holocene under varying natural and human induced changes, Sea level studies, Ethnobotany.
 
Vinod V, PhD (M.S University of Baroda)
Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Archaeology)
Research Interests: Harappan studies, Typo-technological study of ancient Indian ceramics, Ancient Indian Numismatics, Pre and Proto history of Indian subcontinent.
 
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Frederick Coolidge, PhD (University of Florida)
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Behavior genetics, Cognitive Archaeology, Personality assessment.
 
Rajmohan Gandhi
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Global studies as a field of study, Global studies education, language and culture.
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Mathematics

Sanjaykumar Amrutiya, PhD (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Tannakian group schemes, Moduli spaces, Vector bundles.
 
Anulekha Dhara, PhD (IIT Delhi)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Nonsmooth optimization.
 
Mohan Joshi, PhD (Purdue University)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Nonlinear analysis, Probabilistic functional analysis, Mathematical system theory, Industrial mathematics.
 
Surjeet Kour, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Commutative Algebra.
 
N. R. Ladhawala, PhD (Purdue University)
Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Harmonic analysis.
 
Chetan Pahlajani, PhD (University of Illinois)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Probability theory and stochastic processes with applications to nuclear detection and mathematical biology.
 
D. V. Pai, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Approximation of vector-valued functions; Stability and well-posedness in optimisation and approximation.
 
Indranath Sengupta, PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Commutative algebra, Algebraic geometry.
 
Jagmohan Tyagi, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Ordinary differential equations, Elliptic partial differential equations.
 
Akanksha Srivastava
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
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Mechanical Engineering

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.
 
Shankarjee Krishnamoorthi, PhD (University of California, Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Computational structural and solid mechanics, Computational biomechanics.
 
Vinod Narayanan, PhD (JNU 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.
 
Superb Misra, PhD (Imperial College London, UK)
Assistant Professor (Jointly With Materials Science and Engineering)
Research Interests: Biomaterials for tissue regeneration, Synthesis and reactivity of nanomaterials, Nanotoxicology.
 
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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Raghu Echempati, PhD (IIT Kharagpur)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Design of machine elements and mechanical assemblies, Computer aided engineering, Finite element analysis, Metal forming simulation, Educational research.
 
Hari B Hablani, PhD (Indian Institute of Science)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Navigation, Guidance, and Control of Flight Vehicles.
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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.
 
Abhay Raj Singh Gautam, PhD (University of Virginia)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Interface structure and dynamics.
 
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 (Jointly With Mechanical Engineering)
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: Transparent conducting oxides, Thin film solar cells, Interface thermodynamics.
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Physics

Vinod Chandra, PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Physics of strong interaction: Quark-gluon plasma, Quantum-chromodynamics, Relativistic dissipative fluid mechanics.
 
Shivakumar Jolad, PhD (The Pennsylvania State University)
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.
 
Sudipta Sarkar, PhD (University of Pune, IUCAA)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Gravitation, Black hole physics, Thermodynamics and quasi normal modes, Field theory in curved space-time.
 
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: Structural biology of macromolecular complexes, Chemical crystallography, Insitu cryo-crystallizations of liquids.
 
Ravinder Rupchand Puri, PhD (Bombay University)
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Theoretical quantum optics, foundations of quantum mechanics, random matrix theory of quantum chaos and interaction of radiation with charged particles traversing a cavity.
 
Srijit Bhattacharjee
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
 
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Sitikantha Das, MSc. (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Topological insulators, Mott insulators, Superconductors
 
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Social Sciences

Mona G. Mehta, PhD (Universityof Chicago)
Assistant Professor (Political Science)
Research Interests: Democracy, ethnic conflict, civil society, nationalism and identity politics in India
 
Krishna Prasad, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Assistant Professor (Cognitive Science) (Jointly With Computer Science & Engineering)
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: Population studies, Social gerontology, Family sociology, Public policy, Health and quantitative methods.
 
Malavika Subramanyam, DSc (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, MSc (University of Illinios)
Research Associate
Research Interests: Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Poverty.
 
Nuno Guimarães, PhD (Instituto Superior Técnico)
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Human computer interaction.
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Distinguished Honorary Professors

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.
 
Harinarayana Kota, PhD (IIT Bombay)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Mechanical Engineering
 
Surendra Prasad, PhD (IIT Delhi)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, EE
Research Interests: Signal processing and communication, Speech and image processing.
 
V. Rajaraman
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
 
V. S. Raju
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Civil Engineering
 
S. P. Sukhatme, ScD ( MIT)
Distinguished Honorary Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Heat transfer, Energy
 
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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Distinguished Visiting Professors

Mahesh C. Tandon, Managing Director, Tandon Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Civil Engineering
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Guest Professors

A. V. Anilkumar, PhD (California Institute of Technology)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Vanderbilt School of Engineering
 
Nikhil Balram, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)
Guest Professor, Design and Innovation
President and CEO, Ricoh Innovations Corporation (RIC)
 
R. S. Bisht, PhD (Kumaun University)
Guest Professor, Archaeology
Joint Director General (Retd.), Archaeological Survey of India & Padma Shri Awardee, 2013
 
Bijoy Boruah, PhD (University of Guelph, Canada)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Research Interests: Philosophy of mind, Philosophical aesthetics, Metaphysics of the self.
 
Svetlana Brzev, PhD (IIT Roorkee)
Guest Professor, Civil Engineering
Professor, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Canada
Research Interests: 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.
 
K. Chelvakumar, PhD (California Institute of Technology)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
President, EPIR Technologies, Inc., Bolingbrook, IL
Research Interests: Finance and management for engineers, Healthcare finance and engineering mechanics.
 
R. P. Chhabra, PhD (Monash University)
Guest Professor, Chemical Engineering
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Research Interests: Fluid mechanics of multiphase systems, Non-Newtonian fluid-particle mechanics, Transport properties of molten salts and metals.
 
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
 
Pravinray Gandhi, PhD (University of Notre Dame)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Business Development Director, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Research Interests: Fire related problems, Theoretical foundation for ignition of materials.
 
Dipan Ghosh, PhD (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
Guest Professor, Physics
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
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.
 
Bipin Indurkhya, PhD (University of Massachusetts)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
 
Subodh Jain, BE (IIT Roorkee)
Guest Professor, Civil Engineering
Member Engineering, Railway Board, Ministry of Railways, Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India
 
Rajen Jaswa, MBA (Stetson University)
Guest Professor, Electrical Engineering
Managing Director, Jaswa & Company
Research Interests: Entrepreneurship skill development, Global business strategies, Agile product development, Customer acquisition and retention, Business plan and model development.
 
Suchitra Mathur, PhD (Wayne State University)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Research Interests: Feminist theories and literatures, Postcolonial theories and literatures, Indian writing in English (especially the Indian-English Novel), Popular culture studies.
 
Ashok Mittal, PhD (Case Western Reserve University)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
MHRD IPR Chair Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
 
S. L. Narayanamurthy, PhD (University of Bradford)
Guest Professor, Chemical Engineering
Teaching Interests: Chemical engineering education, Food process engineering materials, Separation processes, Membrane separation.
 
Sandeep Pandey, PhD (Univeristy of California)
Guest Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Education for underprivileged children, Human Rights, Empowerment of marginalized communities, Right to information for transparency and accountability, Right to food.
 
T. R. Ramachandran, PhD (University of Wales)
Guest Professor, Material Science and Engineering
Visiting Professor, Nonferrous Materials Technology Development Centre, Hyderabad
 
A. Ramanathan, PhD (Bombay University)
Guest Professor, HSS
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Research Interests: Managerial economics, Monetary economics, Applied Econometrics, Cost benefit analysis.
 
Mythily Ramaswamy, PhD (University of Paris)
Guest Professor, Mathematics
Faculty, TIFR Centre for Applicable Mathematics
Research Interests: Partial differential equations , Nonlinear functional analysis, Optimal control problems.
 
M. B. Rajani, PhD (University of Mysore)
Guest Faculty, Archaeology
Research Interests: Archaeological investigations using remote sensing techniques.
 
Dheeraj Sanghi, PhD (University of Maryland)
Guest Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Research Interests: Computer networks, Protocols, TCP/IP, IPv6, Network security, Telecom regulation.
 
Shiladitya Sengupta, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Guest Professor, Biological Engineering
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Brigham & Women's Hospital
Research Interests: Understanding the basic relationships at the cellular level that define a pathological state.
 
Koshy Tharakan, PhD (University of Hyderabad)
Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Goa University
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