Faculty

The Wadhwani School of Data Science and AI is home to the Department of Data Science and AI, and also brings together several faculty from across several centres, working together on various exciting interdisciplinary problems in Data Science & AI. We also have a diverse set of 40+ affiliate faculty and research fellows from all over the world, strengthening our interdisciplinarity. We are also actively recruiting new faculty at the Assistant Professor level: please see here!

Department Faculty

Arun Rajkumar
Arun Tangirala
B Ravindran
Balaji Srinivasan
Chandrashekar Lakshminarayanan
Ganapathy Krishnamurthi
Gitakrishnan Ramadurai
Harish Guruprasad Ramaswamy
Karthik Raman
Lakshmi Narasimhan Theagarajan
Mitesh Khapra
Nandan Sudarsanam
Nirav Bhatt
Raghunathan Rengaswamy
Sivaram Ambikasaran

Affiliate Faculty

Arun D. Mahindrakar
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Athi N. Naganathan
Affiliate Faculty, IBSE / Professor, IIT Madras

Bhargava Rama Chilukuri
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Associate Professor, IIT Madras

Gandham Phanikumar
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Himanshu Sinha
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI | IBSE / Associate Professor, IIT Madras

Kamakoti Veezhinathan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, Director of IIT Madras

Karthik K Srinivasan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Kaushik Mitra
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor, IIT Madras

Krishnan Balasubramanian
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Institute Chair Professor, IIT Madras

Lelitha Devi Vanajakshi
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Manikandan Narayanan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI | IBSE / Associate Professor, IIT Madras

Meiyappan Lakshmanan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI | IBSE / Assistant Professor, IIT Madras

Michael Gromiha
Affiliate Faculty, IBSE / Professor, IIT Madras

Rahul Ratnakar Marathe
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Ramkrishna Pasumarthy
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Rohit Batra
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor, IIT Madras

Satyanarayanan Seshadri
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Associate Professor, IIT Madras

Shankar Narasimhan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / M.S. Ananth Institute Chair Professor, IIT Madras

Sridharakumar Narasimhan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI | IBSE / Professor, IIT Madras

Srinivasa Chakravarthy V
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Sudarsan Padmanabhan
Affiliate Faculty, CeRAI | RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Usha Mohan
Affiliate Faculty, RBCDSAI / Professor, IIT Madras

Associate Fellows

Ameen Jauhar
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Senior Resident Fellow

Amlan Mohanty
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Independent Consultant

Anshu Bhardwaj
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Principal Scientist, Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR)

Aravindan Raghuveer
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Senior Engineering Manager, Google Research

Ashish Tendulkar
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Machine Learning Architect, Google Research

Balaji Vasan Srinivasan
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Principal Scientist, Adobe Research

Dr. Ramachandran Thiruvengadam
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor Biochemistry, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences

Gugan Thoppe
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor, IISc

Harshad Khadilkar
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Principal Research Scientist, Franklin Templeton | Visiting Associate Professor, IIT Bombay

Hemanth Kumar Tanneru
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy

Krishnaram Kenthapadi
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Chief AI Officer & Chief Scientist, Fiddler AI

Lavanya Marla
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Associate Professor, University of Illinois

Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (PK)
Associate Faculty Fellow, CeRAI | RBCDSAI / Professor of Computer Science, IIIT Hyderabad

Raji Baskaran
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Founder and CEO, Manifolds Lab

Ramakrishnan
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor of VIT University Vellore

Ravi Srinivas
Associate Faculty Fellow, CeRAI / Adjunct professor at NALSAR University of Law

Resmi Suresh
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Assistant Professor department of chemical engineering, IITG

Sudip Gupta
Associate Faculty Fellow, CeRAI / Associate Professor of Finance, JHU Carey Business School

Suresh Sudarsan
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Senior Program Manager, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, High Density Physiology, DTU Microbes Initiative

Tarunima Prabhakar
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Co-founder, Tattle Civic Technologies

Urvashi Aneja
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Founder and Executive Director, Digital Futures Lab

Vibhav Mithal
Associate Research Fellow, CeRAI / Associate Partner at Anand and Anand

Vijay K Tiwari
Associate Research Fellow, RBCDSAI / Professor, Queen’s University Belfast