Education


School

  • Classes 0, 0’, 1–3: St.Joseph's High School, Nagarjuna Sagar, Andhra Pradesh, 1971–1976

  • Classes 4–12: DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir School (CBSE Board), Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 1976–1985

Undergraduate

  • B. Sc. (Honors) in Physics from Ramjas College, University of Delhi, Delhi, 1985–1988.

PostGraduate

  • M. E. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1988–1992.

  • Ph. D. Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 1992–1997 (degree awarded 1998).


Appointments Held


  • June 25, 2011 till Present - Professor, Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India.

  • March 17, 2007 till June 24, 2011 - Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India.

  • December 27, 2001 till March 16, 2007 - Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India.

  • July 16, 2001 to December 21, 2001 - Visiting Faculty, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016, India.

  • September 1, 2000 to July 13, 2001 - Divisional Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Stochastics, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • April 15, 1998 to July 21, 2000 - Research Associate, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, United States.

  • October 7, 1997 to April 14, 1998 - Faculty Research Assistant, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, United States.


Visiting Appointments

  • October 10, 2008 to July 31, 2009 - Visiting Professor, Reinforcement Learning and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Alberta, Canada (On sabbatical leave from IISc).

  • May 28, 2006 to July 26, 2006 - Visiting Professor (Research), Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Canada.

  • July 02, 2001 to July 08, 2001 - Visiting Scientist, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France.