MLSIG: Machine Learning Special Interest Group Indian Institute of Science 
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Faculty 
Shivani Agarwal CSA, IISc Statistical learning, ranking, complex prediction problems, bioinformatics, cheminformatics, information retrieval 
Shalabh Bhatnagar CSA, IISc Stochastic control and optimization, simulation, communication networks, reinforcement learning 
Chiranjib Bhattacharyya CSA, IISc Convex optimization, kernelbased learning methods, bioinformatics, computer vision 
Ambedkar Dukkipati CSA, IISc Information theory, statistical learning, computational algebra 
Aditya Gopalan ECE, IISc Communication networks, learning and control, performance analysis 
Jayant Haritsa CSA/SERC, IISc Database systems, data mining, biological databases, multilingual databases 
Ravi Kannan Microsoft Research + CSA, IISc
Mathematical foundations of computing, algorithms for largescale data, spectral algorithms, clustering 
Y. Narahari CSA, IISc
Game theory, mechanism design, incentivecompatible learning 
P.S. Sastry EE, IISc Pattern recognition, computational neuroscience, temporal data mining 
Shirish Shevade CSA, IISc Convex optimization, data mining 
Partha Pratim Talukdar SERC, IISc Machine learning, natural language processing, data integration, cognitive science 
C.E. Veni Madhavan CSA, IISc Algorithms, cryptography, cognitive science, natural language processing 
Visitors / Fellows 
B Ravindran CSE, IIT Madras
(JulyDec, 2012) 
Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan INSPIRE Faculty Fellow, CSA, IISc
(July 2014  Jan 2015) 
PhD Students 

Arpit Agarwal
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 

Annervaz K. M.
Research Supervisor: Ambedkar Dukkipati 

P. Balamurugan
Research Supervisor: Shirish Shevade 

Sahely Bhadra
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Mrinal Kanti Das
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Debarghya Ghoshdastidar
Research Supervisor: Ambedkar Dukkipati 

Harish Guruprasad
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 

Achintya Kundu
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Adway Mitra
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Harikrishna Narasimhan
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 

Divya Padmanabhan
Research Supervisor: Shirish Shevade 

Gaurav Pandey
Research Supervisor: Ambedkar Dukkipati 

Anusha Posinasetty
Research Supervisor: Shirish Shevade 

Arun Rajkumar
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 

Aadirupa Saha
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 

Raman Sankaran
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Y. R. Siddartha
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal and C.E. Veni Madhavan 

Srijith P. K.
Research Supervisor: Shirish Shevade 

Goutham Tholpadi
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya/Shirish Shevade 

Lavanya Sita Tekumalla
Research Supervisor: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya 

Jithin Vachery
Research Supervisor: Ambedkar Dukkipati 

Rohit Vaish
Research Supervisor: Shivani Agarwal 
