Indian Institute of Information Technology
Sri City, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh



Name Research Interests Key publication
Amitava Das
(Assistant Professor)
Natural Language Processing, Sentiment Analysis,Big Data, Social Media Analytic, Code-Mixing, Computational Creativity 1. A. Das and and B. Gambäck. (2014). Code-Mixing in Social Media Text:The Last Language Identification Frontier? In J. Traitement Automatique des Langues (TAL): Special Issue on Social Networks and NLP, TAL Volume 54, 2013. 3. TAL and social networks, Pages 41-64.
Ph.D. (Jadavpur University) 2. A. Das and B. Gambäck. Identifying Languages at the Word Level in Code-Mixed Indian Social Media Text. The 11th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2014) , December, 2014, Goa, India.
Hrishikesh Venkataraman
(Assistant Professor)
1. Networking and communication aspect for Smart Cities
2. Cellular to WiFi, Small Cells, C-RAN
3. Vehicular communication and networks
4. Analytics based recommender system
1. "Moving Cluster Architecture and Intelligent Resource Reuse Protocol for Vehicular Networks", ACM Wireless Networks, Nov'13
Ph.D. (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany) 2."MBE: A Model based Achievable Bandwidth Estimation for 802.11 Data Transmissions", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, June'12
Krishna Chaitanya A
(Assistant Professor)
1. Resource allocation in wireless networks
2. Information Theory.
1. "Power Allocation Games on Interference Channels with Complete and Partial Information," Krishna Chaitanya A, Utpal Mukherji, Vinod Sharma, RAWNET Workshop, WiOpt, Mumbai, India, 2015
Ph.D. (IISc Bangalore) 2."Distributed Learning of Equilibria for a Stochastic Game on Interference Channels," Krishna Chaitanya A, Vinod Sharma, Utpal Mukherji, IEEE SPAWC, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015.
Nagesh Kolagani
(Visiting Faculty)
1. Mobile and Web GIS
2. Aerial Robotics and Imagery
3. Gamification
4. Spatial Data Analytics
5. Participatory GIS, Visualization and Modelling for Smart Villages
1. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., and Varghese, K. (2015). "Participatory Model Calibration for Improving Resource Management Systems: Case Study of Rainwater Harvesting in an Indian Village". JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 51(6), 1708-1721. doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12351 (
Ph.D. (IIT Madras) 2. Voinov, A., Kolagani, N.*, McCall, M. K., Glynn, P. D., Kragt, M. E., Ostermann, F. O., Pierce, S., and Ramu, P. (2016). "Modelling with stakeholders–Next generation". Environmental Modelling & Software, 77, 196-220. (*Corresponding author; Position paper) doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.11.016. (
Odelu Vanga
(Assistant Professor)
1. Applied Cryptography
2. Hierarchical access control
3. Time-bound hierarchical access control
4. Remote user authentication
5. Access control in wireless sensor networks
6. Cloud Computing Security and Privacy
1. Vanga Odelu, Ashok Kumar Das, and Adrijit Goswami. "SEAP: Secure and Efficient Authentication Protocol for NFC Applications Using Pseudonyms," in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 30-38, 2016. (2014 SCI Impact Factor: 1.045)
Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur) "2. Vanga Odelu, Ashok Kumar Das, and Adrijit Goswami. "A Secure Biometrics-Based Multi-Server Authentication Protocol using Smart Cards," in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 10, No. 9, pp. 1953 - 1966, Sept. 2015. (2014 SCI Impact Factor: 2.408)
Paul Braineard
(Assistant Professor)
2. Microfluidics
3. Micropumps
1. Paul, B. E., Chatterjee, D. and DasGupta, A. 2012 An efficient numerical method for predicting the performance of valveless micropump. Journal of Smart Materials and Structures. 21:115012 (12pp).
Ph.D. (IIT Madras) 2. Paul Braineard Eladi, Dhiman Chatterjee, Amitava Dasn Gupta. 2014 Design and Development of a Piezoelectrically Actuated Micropump for Drug Delivery Application. Micro and Smart Devices and Systems. Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering, 2014, ISBN: 978-81-322-1912-5 (Print) 978-81-322-1913-2 (Online).
Raja Vara Prasad Y
(Assistant Professor)
1.Wireless Sensor Networks Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks
2.  Smart Buildings, Net Zero Energy Buildings
3. Wireless Protocols for IoT applications, Smart Cities
1. Raja Vara Prasad Y, M.P.R.S. Kiran and Rajalakshmi P, “Reliability and Delay Analysis of Slotted Anycast Multi-hop Wireless Networks Targeting Dense Traffic IoT Applications” IEEE communication Letters, vol.19, issue.5, pp. 727-730, May 2015.
Ph.D. (IIT Hyderabad) 2. Raja Vara Prasad Y and Rajalakshmi P, “Novel energy model to analyse the effect of MAC and network parameters on asynchronous IEEE 802.15.4 multi-hop wireless networks
lifetime,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), 2014, pp.1-6, 14-17 Dec. 2014.
Rajendra Prasath
(Associate Professor)
1. Information Retrieval
2. Machine Learning
3. Knowledge Based Systems
4. Case-Based Reasoning
5. Self-Replication Systems
6. Distributed Algorithms
1. Rajendra Prasath and Pinar Ozturk, An Approach to Content Extraction from Scientific Articles using Case-Based Reasoning, in Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CiCLing 2016), April 3 - 9, 2016, Konya, Turkey
Ph.D [CSE] (IIT-Kharagpur)
Ph.D [Maths-CS] (University of Madras)
2. Rajendra Prasath, Vijai Kumar, Sudeshna Sarkar, Assisting web document retrieval with topic identification in tourism domain, Web Intelligence, 13(1), 31 - 41 (2015)
G Ramakrishna
(Assistant Professor)
Algorithms and Data-structures, Algorithmic Graph Theory 1. "Computing minimum cycle basis in weighted partial-2trees in linear time". Carola Doerr, G.Ramakrishna, Jens M. Schmidt: Journal of Graph Algorithms and Appli-cations (JGAA) 2014 18(3):325-346.
Ph.D. (IIT Madras) 2. "Characterization of minimum cycle bases in weighted partial-2trees". N.S.Narayanaswamy,G.Ramakrishna: Discrete Applied Mathematics (DAM) 2014.
Sanjay Vishwakarma
(Associate Professor)
Communication and Information Theory 1. Sanjay Vishwakarma and A. Chockalingam, “Decode-and-forward relay beamforming for secrecy with finite-alphabet input,” IEEE Communication Letters, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 912-915, May 2013.
Ph.D. (IISc Bangalore) 2. Sanjay Vishwakarma and A. Chockalingam, “Sum secrecy rate in MISO full-duplex wiretap channel with imperfect CSI,” Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM’2015, San Diego, USA, Dec. 2015.
Shiv Ram Dubey
(Research Scientist)
1. Image Feature Description
2.Image Matching
3. Content Based Image Retrieval
4. Computer Vision
5. Image Processing
6. Medical Imaging
7. Biometrics
1.  Shiv Ram Dubey, Satish Kumar Singh, Rajat Kumar Singh, "Local
Wavelet Pattern: A New Feature Descriptor for Image Retrieval in
Medical CT Databases," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 5892-5903, 2015.
Ph.D. (IIIT Allahabad) 2. Shiv Ram Dubey, Satish Kumar Singh, Rajat Kumar Singh, "Rotation and Illumination Invariant Interleaved Intensity Order Based Local Descriptor," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 5323-5333, 2014.
(Assistant Professor)
Compound semiconductors (III-V, IV-IV), thin films growth and characterization (electrical and optical), optoelectronics, power semiconductor devices (diode, BJT, FET's etc.), and nanowires. 1. Siva K, B. Krishnan, G. Melnychuk, Y.Koshka, “Low-temperature homoepitaxial growth of 4H–SiC with CH3Cl and SiCl4 precursors,” Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol.312, Issue 5, 645-650, February 2010. Elsevier publication(Impact Factor: 1.72, Citations:19).
(Mississippi State University)
2. Siva K, B. Krishnan, Franziska C. Beyer, A. Henry, O. Kordina, E. Janzén, and Y. Koshka, “Electrical and Optical properties of high-purity epilayers grown by the low-temperature chloro-carbon growth method,” Materials Science Forum, Vols. 717-720 (2012) pp 129-132. (Trans Tech Publication).
Snehasis Mukherjee
(Assistant Professor)
Image/ Video Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Multimedia 1. Snehasis Mukherjee, Sujoy Kumar Biswas and Dipti Prasad Mukherjee, "Recognizing Interactions Between Human Performers by 'Dominating Pose Doublet'", Machine Vision and Applications, Springer, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp.- 1033-1052, (2014).
Ph.D. (ISI Kolkatta) 2. Snehasis Mukherjee and Dipti Prasad Mukherjee, "A Design-of-experiment Based Statistical Technique for Detection of Key-Frames", Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp.- 847-877, (2013).
Uma Garimella
Visiting Professor (Full Time)
1. Educational Technologies
2. Multi Agent Systems
3. Virtual Agents
1. Enabling higher order thinking and technical communication - An Indian context for OBE, Kumar M. N., Uma G., & Nalla D., In Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE),IEEE (pp. 1-7), 2014
Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad) 2. A competency based maturity model for Outcome Based Education, Uma Garimella, Journal of Engineering Education Transformation, Vol 28, No 2 and 3, pp 69-76, Oct 2014-Jan 2015
Vinay Kumar Mittal
(Associate Professor)
Signal processing, speech signal analysis, emotions, paralinguistics, image/video processing, robotics, AI/ANN, IoT, smart-living and smart-cities. 1. V. K. Mittal and B. Yegnanarayana, “Study of characteristics of aperiodicity in Noh voices”, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 137, no. 6, pp. 3411-3421, Jun 2015.
Ph.D. (IIIT Hyderabad) 2.V. K. Mittal, B. Yegnanarayana and P. Bhaskararao, “Study of the effects of vocal tract constriction on glottal vibration”, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 136, no. 4, pp. 1932-1941, Oct 2014.
Viswanath P
Visiting Professor (Full Time)
1. Pattern Recognition
2. Data Mining
3. Algorithms
1. "Rough-DBSCAN: A fast hybrid density based clustering method for large data sets", P. Viswanath, V. Suresh Babu, Pattern Recognition Letters (Elsevier Science), 30 (2009), 1477-1488.
Ph.D. (IISc Bangalore) 2. "Ensemble of Soft Decision Trees for Improved and Robust Classification", Kishor Kumar, P. Viswanath, A. Ananda Rao, Accepted for Publication with SADHANA (Indian Academy of Sciences Journal, Co-published by Springer), 2016, Manuscript No: SADH-D-14-00160