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Our Faculty

Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive.

Faculty Name Designation Email Address Personal Website
Prof. Chittaranjan Hota Professor hota@
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Prof. R.Gururaj Associate Professor gururaj@
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Prof. N.L.Bhanu Murthy Associate Professor  bhanu@
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Prof. Tathagata RayAssociate Professor (HOD) here
Dr. G Geethakumari Assistant Professor geetha@
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Dr. Aruna Malapati Assistant Professor arunam@
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Dr. Barsha Mitra Assistant Professor Click here 
Dr. Suvadip Batabyal Assistant Professor sbatabyal@hyderabad.bits-pilani.inClick here 
Dr. Subhrakanta PandaAssistant Professor Click here 
Dr. Sudeepta Mishra Assistant Professor Click here 
Dr. Lov Kumar Assistant Professor Click here 
Dr. Jabez J Christopher Assistant Professor Click here 
Dr. Odelu Vanga Assistant Professor Click here 
Mr. Surender Singh here
Mr. Gokul Kannan Sadasivam
Lecturer Click here
Mr. Soumen Nandi Visiting Faculty Click here 


1. "Dr. G. Geethakumari has been elevated to the grade of IEEE senior member from February 2018. The department of CSIS, BITS Hyderabad congratulates her for this success." 
2. Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru from IIIT, Delhi delivered an invited ACM distinguished Talk on " Fake Content, Scams, Privacy, Manipulated Accounts on Social Media" on 16th Feb 2018. 
3. Dr. Amit Chattopadhyay from IIIT Bangalore gave an invited talk on "Geometry, Topology, and Computing" on 2nd February 2018. 
4. Mr. Ravi Meduri from Innominds visited the department on 23rd Jan 2018 and delivered a talk on Advanced Machine Learning Techniques. 
5. Prof. Nigamanth Sridhar from Cleveland State University visited the department on 23rd Jan 2018 and interacted with the faculty on different aspects of research and graduate program in Cleveland State University. 
6. Dr. Aruna Malapati is awarded "Prof. Indira Parikh 50 women education leaders" on 23rd Nov 2017 in World Education Congress at Mumbai. The Department of CSIS congratulates her for this achievement. 
7. Prof. Chittaranjan Hota has been elevated to the grade of IEEE senior member from August 2017. The department of CSIS, BITS Hyderabad congratulates him for this success. 
8. Sanket Mishra, research scholar of the department receives TCS PhD fellowship. He works in the area of Internet of Things. 
9. Dr. Harsha Vardhan Simhadri from Microsoft Research, Bangalore (MSR) visited the department and delivered research talks to students and faculty. He also discussed possible ways of collaborations between MSR and the department.




Sponsored Projects (Ongoing)

1. "Lightweight Code Self-verification for Internet of Things (IoT) Devices", under Indo-Dutch Joint Research Program for ICT funded by DeitY-NWO-Progress-Irdeto with a project outlay of 380, 000 Euros (INR 2.6 Crores) from July, 2015 to July, 2019. (Investigators : Prof. Chittaranjan Hota and Researchers from Vrije University, Amsterdam).
2. "Design and Development of Digital Forensic Tools for Cloud IaaS", Grant amount: Rs 55 lakhs, funded by Department of Information Technology (DIT), Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2013. (Chief Investigator: Dr. G Geethakumari, Co-Investigator: Mr. Digambar Powar).

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