CSE, IIT Delhi, Excelling in Research

Our department has been ranked as the number 1 Indian department in the area of Computer Science and Information Systems by QS World University Rankings for the year 2015-16.


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.


Virtually Vittala: A 3D reconstruction of the Vittala temple in Hampi

From modeling to navigation, the project allows users to virtually visit and experience the site in a step towards virtual tourism and the preservation of historical sites.


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Faculty awards and achievements

SmartCane team has been awarded the National Award by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment for the 
"Best Applied Research/Innovation/Product Development Aimed at Improving the Life of Persons with Disabilities".
The award would be given by the Prime Minister on 3rd December.

Three papers with IIT D coauthors accepted at AAAI 2016. Click here for details.

Four papers with IIT Delhi authors accepted at NIPS 2015, 3 by Parag Singla, 1 by Manik Verma. Students Himanshu Jain and Happy Mittal involved in one each. Click here for details.

Paper titled "Unfolding-based Partial Order Reduction" on which Dr. Subodh Sharma is a co-author has been awarded the best paper in CONCUR 2015 held in Madrid, Spain, from September 1-4, 2015.

Sanjiva Prasad presented a paper "A Switch, in Time" [co-authored with Lenore D. Zuck] at the 10th International Symposium on Trustworthy Global Computing (TGC 2015), Madrid, August 31-September 1, 2015.   The article appears in the proceedings.   http://tgc2015.disia.unifi.it/


Sanjiva Prasad has a paper [co-authored with Lenore D. Zuck] accepted at HVC 2015, Haifa Israel, November 2015. "Limited Mobility, Eventual Stability"   http://www.research.ibm.com/haifa/conferences/hvc2015/

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

MIT Technology Review recognizes each year 35 innovators under the age of 35 who have made an impact through their work.

Dr. Rohan Paul has been recognized as one of the 35 innovators this year for his work on SmartCane at IIT Delhi. Read moe about it at


PhD student Amit Ruhela's research on influential users on Twitter has been covered in the news.

Chandrika Bhardwaj and Sanjiva Prasad's paper "Parametric Information Flow Control in eHealth" has been accepted at ReHIS,  IEEE HealthCom '15, October 14-17 2015, Boston USA. [http://users.encs.concordia.ca/~amjad/ReHIS/]

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.

Editorial boards and Program Chairs

Sanjiva Prasad and Nikolaj Bjorner are PC co-chairs of the ICDCIT 2016 Conference. http://www.icdcit.ac.in/

Technology transfer

OnBoard - a device that facilitates boarding of pulbilc buses by visually impaired was successfully tested on 25 BEST buses in Mumbai for more than 2 months. The technology is now being transferred to KritiKal Solutions for scaling up production and full scale deployment.

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

Department News

Our department has been ranked as the #1 Indian department in Computer Science and Information Systems by QS World University Rankings for the year 2015-16.

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

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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