Vijay – The III(Tea) Guy

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For most of the faculty and staff at IIIT-Hyderabad, the typical day does not get a shot in the arm until Vijay pops in, asking cheerfully if they want tea or coffee. And it has been this way since 2006.

Indranil Chakrabarty – The Poet Professor

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Meet Prof. Indranil Chakrabarty. When this professor from the Center for Security, Theory and Algorithmic Research (CSTAR) is not speaking dispassionately on his area of expertise - Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Cloning, he can be found waxing eloquent in

Debojit Das’ Third ‘I’ – From IIT to I...

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What does it take to walk away from the great Indian IIT dream? We found a willing candidate in Debojit Das, first year CSD dual degree (BTech in CSE and M.S in CSE by Research) student at IIITH, who could

Tarun Gupta – Making the Right Decisions

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) recently concluded its annual conference in New Orleans, USA. According to it’s website, “The purpose of the AAAI conference series is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and foster scientific

The Highs and Lows of Academic Institutional Ranki...

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Ranking of educational institutions is popular today. Publications like Outlook, India Today, Dataquest etc., have been doing it for over a decade, primarily aimed at admissions into the bachelors programs. Times Higher Eduction, QS, and Shanghai rank international universities and

Building Energy Simulations

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Buildings are responsible for a large form of energy consumption and carbon emission across the globe, and efforts to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide has been on for more than a decade. As a part of this process, scientists