Jan 2020

Joint work of Sambaran Bandyopadhyay, Saley Vishal Vivek, and Narasimha Murty, on Integrating Network Embedding and Community Outlier Detection via Multiclass Graph Description, has been accepted for publication at ECAI 2020 (

Joint work of Sambaran Bandyopadhyay, Anirban Biswas, Harsh Kara and Narasimha Murty, on A Multilayered Informative Random Walk for Attributed Social Network Embedding, has been accepted for publication at ECAI 2020 (

Dec 2019

Chaya Ganesh joins CSA as Assistant Professor. She received her Ph.D from New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, USA, and was a postdoc at Aarhus University, Denmark. Her research interests are in cryptography and security.

Gugan Thoppe joins CSA as Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D from TIFR Bombay and was a postdoc at Technion, Israel and Duke University, USA. His research interests are in stochastic approximation algorithms and random topology.

Prof. Y.N. Srikant has taken over as the Dean of Engineering, IISc.

Nov 2019

Team Sarvatra comprising of members Paarth Gupta, Mohit Gupta, Suman Gupta and Kaustubh Choudhary from CSA, IISc secured first position at India Police Hackathon

Raghuram Bharadwaj is selected for the Centre for Networked Intelligence Ph.D. scholarship award, under the Cisco CSR initiative. He is doing his Ph.D under the guidance of Prof. Shalabh Bhatnagar

Gururaj. K, Mahak Pancholi and Prasanna Patil are selected for Centre of Networked Intelligence M.Tech scholarship award under the Cisco CSR initiative. Gururaj, Mahak, and Prasanna are pursuing their M.Tech degrees under guidance of Profs. Ambedkar Dukkipatti, Arpita Patra, and M. Narasimha Murthy, respectively.

Oct 2019

Vijay Natarajan is elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) with effect from November 1, 2019. Click here for more information

Congratulations to Shirish K. Shevade for getting promoted to Professor designation!

Sep 2019

Vinay V. Vasista is selected for the Dr. MNS Swamy Medal for Best MSc (Engg) Thesis 2018. He was advised by Prof. Uday Reddy.

Somashekharacharya G. Bhaskaracharya is selected for the Alumni Medal for Best PhD Thesis 2018. He was advised by Prof. Uday Reddy.

Pooja Ravi Kulkarni is selected for the Computer Science of India Society Bangalore Medal for Best M.Tech Student 2018. She was advised by Prof. Chiranjib Bhattacharyya

Dr. Anand Louis, Assistant Professor, Department of CSA, has received the Pratiksha Trust Young Investigator award.

Ajith S receives the Google PhD Fellowship 2019. He works in the “Cryptography and Information Security Lab” and is advised by Prof. Arpita Patra.

Aug 2019

The paper titled “Zero-Shot Word Sense Disambiguation using Sense Definition Embeddings” by Sawan Kumar, Sharmistha Jat, Karan Saxena, and Partha Talukdar received an Outstanding Paper Award (one out of five) at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2019. The award citation can be found here: ACL 2019 award winners

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