department currently comprises of 31 faculty members who are
active researchers in many of the principal areas of computer
science. In addition, several faculty members work on
interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with research groups
within the country and abroad. The department also maintains a
strong relationship with industry partners. Many students are
supported by research fellowships from Bell labs, IBM IRL,
Infosys, Microsoft Research India, and TCS. A large number of
ongoing research projects receive funding from governmental
agencies (DST, DBT, MCIT, etc.) and industry partners.
The department houses excellent research facilities including research laboratories for
conducting focused research, well equipped classrooms, and high
performance compute clusters. In addition, students and faculty
have access to the computing facilities at the Supercomputer
Education and Research Centre (SERC) within IISc.
Research in the department can be broadly grouped into three