|CSA Faculty Member||Degree/year/thesis||Advisor at UW-Madison||Notes|
|(1)||Vaidyeswaran Rajaraman|| Ph.D. 1961 (ECE)
"Theory of Parameter-perturbation Adaptive and Optimizing Control Systems"
|Prof. Vincent Rideout||Joined IISc in 1982 after serving as a faculty member at IIT Kanpur from 1962-1982, where he started the first computer science academic program in India. He superannuated from IISc in 1994.|
|(2)||Isukapalli Gopala Sarma|| Ph.D. 1964 (ECE)
"Invariance Theory of Automatic Control Systems"
|Prof. Thomas J. Higgins||Joined IISc in 1969 taking over as the second chairman (following the tenure of Prof. B. L. Deekshatulu) of IISc/CSA, which was then called School of Automation. He joined IISc after serving as a faculty member at IIT Kanpur. He passed away in 1996. The CSA department honors his memory through a distinguished lecture series named after him.|
|(3)||Kanchi Gopinath|| M.S. 1980 (CS)
||Prof. Charles Fischer||Joined IISc in 1990 after obtaining his Ph.D. degree at Stanford in 1988, advised by Turing Awardee Prof. John Hennessy, and a post-doctoral stint at Stanford. He superannuated from IISc in 2021 and joined Plaksha University.|
|(4)||Matthew Jacob Thazhuthaveetil|| Ph.D. 1986 (CS)
"A Structured Memory Access Architecture for Lisp"
|Prof. Andrew Pleszkun||Joined IISc in 1991 after serving as a faculty member at Penn State from 1986-1991.|
|(5)||Jayant Haritsa|| Ph.D. 1991 (CS)
"Transaction Scheduling in Firm Real-time Database Systems"
|Prof. Miron Livny and Prof. Michael Carey||Joined IISc in 1993 after post-doctoral research at the University of Maryland-College Park.|
|(6)||Sriram Vajapeyam|| Ph.D. 1991 (CS)
"Instruction-level Characterization of the Cray Y-MP Processor"
|Prof. Gurindar Sohi||Joined IISc in 1992 after serving as a research staff member at Cray, and was with IISc/CSA until 2001.|
|(7)||Raghavan Komondoor|| Ph.D. 2003 (CS)
"Automated Duplicated-Code Detection and Procedure Extraction"
|Prof. Susan Horwitz||Joined IISc in 2008 after serving as a postdoctoral researcher and then research staff member at IBM Research.|
|(8)||Vinod Ganapathy|| Ph.D. 2007 (CS)
"Retrofitting Legacy Code for Authorization Policy Enforcement"
|Prof. Somesh Jha||Joined IISc in 2017 after serving as a faculty member at Rutgers University from 2007-2017.|
|(9)||Siddharth Barman|| Ph.D. 2012 (CS)
"Approximation Algorithms for Network Design and Partitioning Problems"
|Prof. Shuchi Chawla||Joined IISc in 2015 after post-doctoral research at Caltech.|
|(10)||Arkaprava Basu|| Ph.D. 2013 (CS)
"Revisiting Virtual Memory"
|Prof. Mark Hill and Prof. Michael Swift||Joined IISc in 2018 after serving as a research staff member at AMD Research.|
|(11)||Sumit K. Mandal|| Ph.D. 2022 (ECE)
"Energy-efficient Communication Architectures for beyond von-Neumann AI Accelerators: Design and Analysis"
|Prof. Umit Y. Ogras||Joined IISc in October 2022.|
When I joined IISc in 2017, I was one of seven University of Wisconsin—Madison alumni on the IISc CSA faculty (out of 30). That made IISc/CSA the largest faculty gathering of University of Wisconsin—Madison alumni in any academic department worldwide!