Visiting Faculty

The Institute is organized as research groups and education programs, and has not maintained strong department boundaries. However, faculty can be broadly grouped according to their disciplines which are given below. Apart from those listed below, the institute also has a number of Guest, Adjunct and Visiting faculty members in various disciplines. They can be found on this page.

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Computational Biology
Human-Centered Design
Social Sciences and Humanities
Abhijit Mitra

(DST Inspire Faculty)

PhD (2017), under joint Indo-UK collaboration between IIT Delhi and British Telecom (BT), UK in the area of Elastic Optical Networks.

Elastic Optical Networks, Passive Optical Networks and integrated wireless infrastructure, Quantum Key Distribution

Acushla Saraswat


PhD (2018), University of Mumbai

Differential Geometry, with an emphasis on the study of the Laplacian

Amrit Srinivasan

PhD, University of Cambridge, UK

The comparative study of knowledge and culture; violence, civil society and the state; sustainability and lifestyle change; women's work, family and the professions; Information Technology and the Indian service economy.

Anoop Ratn

BFA, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidhyapeeth, Varanasi.

Animation Film Making, Gaming, Concept Arts

Anupam Saronwala

MS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University

Charter Member of TiE and a member of Indian Angel Network

Bijendra Nath Jain

(Visiting Distinguished Professor)

PhD (1975) SUNY, Stony Brook (NY)

Computer Networks and Systems, including Wireless Networks, Ad hoc and Sensor Networks and in Information Security

Brijesh Eshpuniyani

PhD (2003), Purdue University

Fluid Mechanics, Transition & Turbulence.

C. Anantaram

PhD, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

Knowledge systems, Natural language processing for business applications, Artificial development, and Formal concept analysis

G.S. Visweswaran

Retired Professor from IIT-Delhi

CAD of VLSI, Design of Digital, Analog and Mixed Signal VLSI Circuits

Indrani De Parker

PhD (per.), IIT- Mumbai

Indrani De Parker is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad. She is a communication designer and design educator.

Manohar Khushalani

Bacherlor in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani Courses on 3D Modelling and Finite Element analysis from IIT, Delhi

Former Director, Environment and Sociology, at the National Water Academy, Khadakwasla, & Member Secretary, National Environmental Monitoring Committee for River Valley Projects

Naveen Prakash

PhD (1980) IIT Delhi

Data Warehouse Requirements Engineering, Information Systems for the Internet of Things, and Business Rules for Requirements Specification

Pankaj Vajpayee

President Value Research India (P) Ltd. MBA (Finance) - University of Delhi; 1993 B.Tech - IIT Delhi - 1990

Has over 24 years of corporate experience primarily in the field of investment banking and portfolio investment advisory activities.

Payel C Mukherjee

(Lecturer - SSH)

PhD (2016), IIT Gandhinagar

Theories of Cosmopolitanism, Home, and History of Ideas in South Asian Studies

Rahul Mohanani

PhD (Candidate), empirical software engineering group (M3S) at the University of Oulu, Finland

Human aspects of Software Engineering, Intertemporal Preferences in Technical Debt

Raj Ayyar

Full time Assistant Professor, East Florida State University

Adjunct Faculty, West Valley College and Laney College MA (Philosophy), St. Stephen's College, Delhi MA (Philosophy), Southern Illinois University, USA

Samaresh Chatterji

PhD (1979), Wayne State University, Detroit

Former Dean - Academic Programs, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar Abstract Algebra, Graph Theory [Since Jan 2013]

Shweta Singh


Theories of reasons in moral decision making, Interplay of moral particularism in Buddhist Ethics, and philosophy of critical thinking

Sumit Mediratta

PhD, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles

Efficient Computing Systems, Real-time Computer Vision, Biomedical Engineering

Swapna Purandare

(Ramanujan Fellow SERB-DST)

PhD (2014), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Evolutionary Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation, Bioinformatics, NGS, eDNA, Metagenomics

Swati Mantri


PhD (2019), IIT-Delhi

Identity Studies, Urban Sociology, Migration Studies, Visual Anthropology, Media and Society, Sociology of Space and Food