Baadal:An Open Source Cloud Computing Platform

Baadal is a management and orchestration software for the IITD private cloud for high performance computing. An open source virtualization technology based on KVM. It can also support other popular virtualization technologies like Xen and VmWare.


ACT4D: Appropriate Computing Technologies for Development

The ACT4D research group at IIT Delhi designs and builds information and communication technologies focused towards emerging/developing/bottom-of-the-pyramid regions of the world.


Roshni: Indoor Navigation System for Visually Impaired

Roshni is an omnipresent active indoor wayfinding system for the visually impaired. The system downloads the floor plan of the building, locates and tracks the user inside the building, finds the shortest path and provides step-by-step direction to the destination using voice messages.


AutoCom : Automatic Brain Tumor Detector

The project aims at developing a tool to be used by the radiologists for detection of Brain Tumors in MRI images automatically.


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Faculty awards and achievements

Saroj Kaushik and Sunita Tiwari received Best Paper Award for their research paper entiled " Crowsourcing Based Fuzzy Information Enrichment of Tourist spot Recommender Systems" in ICCSA'2015 held in Banff, Canada, 22nd June-26th June 2015.

Sorav Bansal receives a faculty award of USD 25K from VMware for his research on operating systems and machine virtualization.

Mausam has been granted Senior Member status in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence(AAAI).

Mausam awarded a research grant from University of Washington Seattle worth USD77K on scaling up multi-document summarization.

Prof. M. Balakrishnan's Smart Cane featured on BBC. Link here.

Mausam and Parag Singla awarded research grant from Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information for research on knowledge extraction worth USD90K.

Mausam awarded Google research grant worth USD50K for research on open inference rule learning.

Student awards and achievements

PhD student Dipanjan Chakraborty's proposal on using mobile phones to improve transparency and accountability in government schemes, has been accepted for funding by the Google IIT pilot program.

Ankit Kumar, Dhruv Gupta and Pulkit Sapra of the ASSISTECH group have bagged the best project award for developing affordable Refreshable Braille Cells at TechTop 2014, a national innovation contest. Congratulations!

Shibashis Guha, a research scholar advised by Prof. S. Arun Kumar, has settled a 15-year old open problem in timed automata. Their paper, titled "Reducing Clocks in Timed Automata while Preserving Bisimuation", has been accepted for publication in CONCUR 2014, Rome, Italy.

Technology transfer

Sorav Bansal developed the course “Operating Systems” for NPTEL.

Department News

Welcome to Prof B N Jain for joining the department as Visiting Professor.

Department welcomes new faculty Dr Subodh Sharma joined in April 2015.

Smruti Ranjan Sarangi's book, Computer Organization and Architecture, has been released on August 14th by publisher McGrawHill India. The book is now available at Flipkart and Amazon.

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