Core Faculty

Prof. Sridhar Iyer, Convener

  E-Mail: sri[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7880

Research Interests: Adapt/Extend Teaching-Learning Strategies to Leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Use/Develop ICT Tools for Education Applications, in the Indian Context, Computer Science Education Research.

Prof. Sahana Murthy

  E-Mail: sahanamurthy[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-4860

Research Interests: Inquiry-based Environments for STEM Education; Development of Scientific Abilities through Technology Enhanced Learning

Prof. Ritayan Mitra

  E-Mail: rmitra[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7806

Research Interests: STEM education, eyetracking and biosensors, systems thinking and earth science education

Prof. Chandan Dasgupta

  E-Mail: cdasgupta[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-4820

Research Interests: Designing learning environments for supporting integrated STEM learning (both formal and informal contexts); Use of counterexamples as primary generators for supporting productive disciplinary engagement; Integrating design thinking and scientific inquiry; Providing feedback to teachers and students to scaffold the design thinking process; Exploring the application of neuroscience in engineering education

Prof. Ramkumar Rajendran

  E-Mail: ramkumar.rajendran[at]iitb[dot]ac[dot]in

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-4820

Research Interests: Learning analytics, Computer-based learning environments, learner modeling, affective computing, automated reasoning, deep learning and natural language processing

Associate Faculty

Prof. Jayadeva Bhat

  E-Mail: jayadeva[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7772

Research Interests: Functional Genomics, Epigenetic Regulation of Gal Genetic Switch and, Human Diseases.

Prof. E. Chandrasekhar

  E-Mail: esekhar[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576 7257

Research Interests: Geo-electromagnetic Induction Studies Using Satellite and Ground Magnetic Data, Magnetotelluric Studies, Electrical Resistivity Imaging, Studies, Geomagnetism, Wavelet and Multiresolution Analyses in Geomagnetism and Geophysics, Fractal and Multifractal Analyses in Geomagnetism and Geophysics, Geophysical Signal Processing.

Prof. V. M. Gadre

  E-Mail: vmgadre[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7426

Research Interests: Communication and Signal Processing, with emphasis on Multiresolution and Multirate Signal Processing, especially Wavelets and Filter Banks: Theory and Applications.

Prof. U. N. Gaitonde

  E-Mail: gaitonde[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7508

Research Interests: Thermodynamics, Experimental and Numerical Investigations in Heat Transfer, Design and Analysis of Components of Power Plants, Heat Transfer Problems in Industry, Safety Studies Related to Indian Nuclear Power Plants

Prof. Swaroop Ganguly

  E-Mail: sganguly[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7403

Research Interests: Quantum Biomimetics: Electronic Devices inspired by Quantum Biology, Spins in Semiconductors and Biological Systems, Heterostructure & Multi-Gate Transistors for Next-Generation Logic, III-N High-Electron Mobility Transistors for High-Speed and Power Applications, Novel Solar Cell Structures with Nanoparticles for Light-Trapping.

Prof. Anirudha Joshi

  E-Mail: anirudha[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-4820

Research Interests: Interaction Design, User Studies, Usability Evaluation, Design Process, Learning Design, Design for Emergent Users, Text Input Systems.

Prof. Girish Kumar

  E-Mail: gkumar[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7436

Research Interests: Microstrip Antennas and Arrays, Broadband Antennas, Microwave Integrated Circuits, EMI/ EMC, RF Communication Circuits.

Prof. Ambarish Kunwar

  E-Mail: akunwar[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7799

Research Interests: Biophysics, Non-equilibrium Statistical Physics, Computational Modeling.

Prof. Kannan Moudgalya

  E-Mail: kannan[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7213

Research Interests: Spoken Tutorial, FOSSE and Systems Control, CSCL, Programming Education,Educational Technology in ICT, BookCompanion Projects , Chairman of NMEICT, Govt of India.

Prof. K. Narayanan

  E-Mail: knn[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7381

Research Interests: Development Economics, Industrial Economics, International Business, Industry-Environment Linkages, Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change, Energy Economics.

Prof. Santosh Noronha

  E-Mail: noronha[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7238

Research Interests: Virtual Labs, Recumbent Technology, Protein Structures, Flux Analysis, Application of Remote Labs in ICT and Educational Technology

Prof. Mahesh B. Patil

  E-Mail: mbpatil[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7446

Research Interests: Circuit Simulation, Semiconductor device modelling and Simulation, Real-time Simulation of Power Electronic Circuits and Systems.

Prof. Seshu Pasumarthy

  E-Mail: seshu[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7525

Research Interests: Computational Mechanics, High Performance Computing, Smart Structures, Robotics, Vehicle Dynamics, Dynamics and Simulation of High Speed Mechanisms.

Prof. Sachin C. Patwardhan

  E-Mail: sachinp[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7211

Research Interests: Control Relevant Dynamic Modeling of Nonlinear Systems, Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, On-line Fault Diagnosis and Fault Tolerant Control, Nonlinear Bayesian State Estimation and Particle Filtering, Adaptive Control of Chemical and Bio-Chemical Processes.

Prof. Deepak B. Phatak

  E-Mail: dbp[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7747

Research Interests: Low-cost Solutions for Development, ICT in Education, Data Base Management Systems, Software Engineering, System Performance Evaluation, Distributed Client Server Information Systems.

Prof. Rajkumar S. Pant

  E-Mail: rpant[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7127

Research Interests: Aircraft Design, LTA Systems, Air Transportation, Optimization.

Prof. Ravi Poovaiah

  E-Mail: ravi[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7820

Research Interests: Design Strategy, Design Thinking, Design Education, User Scenarios, Wire Framing, User-centered Design, Research Design, Animation, Communication Design

Prof. Chetan Singh Solanki

  E-Mail: chetanss[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7895

Research Interests: Solar Photovoltaic, Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells, PV Solar Concentrator, PV Module Cleaning, Carbon Nano Tubes (CNT).

Prof. B. L. Tembe

  E-Mail: bltembe[at]

  Telephone: +91-22-2576-7189

Research Interests: Liquid State Theory, Solvation Dynamics and Charge Transfer, Physical Chemistry at Surfaces and Interfaces, Stabilities of Intermediates and Reactive Pathways in Solution Medium, Mechanism of Superionic Conduction Electron Thermalization in Gases, Ion Pairs in Solvents

Adjunct Faculty

Prof. Sanjay Chandrasekharan

  E-Mail: sanjay[at]

Research Interests: Cognitive Science, Modeling and Simulation, Digital Media, Interaction Design, Design and Technology Education, Psychology & Neuroscience Education

Prof. M. Sasikumar

  E-Mail: the.little.sasi[at]

Research Interests: Intelligent Tutoring System, Educational Technology, Machine Learning, Open Source Software, Soft Computing, Natural Language, Data Mining

Visiting Faculty

Prof. Ashok Basawapatna

Principal Investigator NSF SBIR REACT System at AgentSheets, Inc.

Visiting Period: August 2014 - Feb 2015

Prof. Maiga Chang

School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University.

Visiting Period: July 2015 - December 2015

Prof. Mike Hewner

Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, Rose-Hulman

Visiting Period: June-August 2014

Prof. Neena Thota

Faculty of Creative Industries, University of Saint Joseph, Macau

Visiting Period: July 2014