Dec 2020


Shikhar Vashishth, recent PhD graduate from CSA, has been awarded this year’s ACM India Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Prof. Uday Reddy B. receives an Honorable mention in ACM India’s Early Career Research Award 2020 for his fundamental contributions in advancing the theory and practice of polyhedral compilation frameworks.


Vishakha Patil has received the Google PhD Fellowship 2020. She is one of the fifty-three recipients world-wide..


Divya Ravi has won second prize in the 10th IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium, for the work titled ‘On the Round Complexity Landscape of Secure Multiparty Computation’.

Nov 2020

The paper titled “Learning-based Controlled Concurrency Testing” by Suvam Mukherjee, Pantazis Deligiannis, Arpita Biswas and Akash Lal, has won the Distinguished Artifact Award at OOPSLA 2020.

Oct 2020

Congratulations to Siddharth Barman for being promoted to Associate professor. This is a fast-track promotion.

Sep 2020


Many congratulations to our alumna Dr. Suparna Bhattacharya, for being elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). Dr. Bhattacharya was advised by Prof. K. Gopinath.

Aug 2020

Prof. Chiranjib Bhattacharyya takes charge as the Chair of CSA Department.

Arkaprava Basu receives the Pratiksha Trust Young Investigator Award, 2020.

The paper “Best-Fit Bin Packing with Random Order Revisited”, by Arindam Khan, coauthored by Susanne Albers and Leon Ladewig, is one of the 2 submissions receiving the Best Paper Award at the 45th International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science(MFCS) 2020.

Jul 2020

Jayant Haritsa is elected President of ACM India Council.

Bhavana Kanukurthi is promoted to Associate Professor by IISc.

Jun 2020

Arpita Patra selected for Google India AI/ML Research Awards 2020.

She is one amongst five faculty members within India selected for this award.

Arpita Patra is promoted to Associate Professor by IISc. This is a fast track promotion.

May 2020


Ajith Suresh has been selected to participate in 8th Heidelberg Laureate Forum which will be conducted during September 19-24, 2021. This year, only a total of 224 researchers were selected to attend the event.

Apr 2020


Nidhi Rathi has received the distinguished IBM PhD Fellowship Award for 2020


Mar 2020

Shishir N.Y.Kolathaya joins CSA/RBCCPS as Assistant Professor. He joins as a CORE Faculty Member with CSA and a full time Associate Faculty Member with RBCCPS. He received his Ph.D from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, Subsequently, he was a Postdoc with California Institute of Technology, USA, and a DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow with RBCCPS, IISc. His research interests are in hybrid robotic systems, safety critical control and applications of learning theory to legged locomotion.

Jan 2020

Shalabh Bhatnagar has been awarded Prof. Rustom Choksi Award for Excellence in Research for Engineering by IISc.

The paper titled “FairRec: Two-Sided Fairness for Personalized Recommendations in Two-Sided Platforms” got accepted at the Web Conference 2020 (WWW) This is a joint work by Arpita Biswas, Gourab K. Patro, Niloy Ganguly, Abhijnan Chakraborty, and Krishna P. Gummadi.

Prof. Shalabh Bhatnagar has been awarded the prestigious J.C. Bose Fellowship.

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