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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) was the first department in India to start Computer Science education. It started in August 1963 with an IBM 1620 system - a novelty then, even in many North American and European universities. The department runs BTech, MTech, MS and PhD programs and is engaged in cutting edge research with sponsored projects and consultancies. Many of the nation's leading experts, educationists and consultants in computer science today are the alumni of this department.

Latest News

  • Prof. Pravesh Kothari, currently a faculty at Princeton University, has joined the department as an adjunct faculty. Prof. Kothari is an alumnus of IITK and recently received the Young Alumnus Award. 
  • The paper titled "Security Implications of Approximation: A Study of Trojan Attacks on Approximate Adders and Multipliers" by Vishesh Mishra and Prof. Urbi Chatterjee has received the Best Student Paper Award at 37th IEEE Conference of VLSI Design 2024. Congratulations!
  • Nimisha Agarwal, a PhD student, and her co-authors received the Best Paper Award at the ACM Global Computing Education Conference (CompEd) 2023. Nimisha is advised by Prof. Amey Karkare. She has received the ACM India scholarship offered at CompEd 2023. Congratulations!
  • Pranjal Dutta has won the ACM India 2023 Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2023. Pranjal did his research work under the supervision of Prof. Nitin Saxena, working jointly with IITK and CMI. Congratulations! 
  • A paper titled 'scDREAMER for atlas-level integration of single-cell datasets using deep generative model paired with adversarial classifier' by PhD students, Ajita and Krishna, and Prof. Hamim Zafar has been published in Nature Communications. Congratulations!
  • A poster paper by Akshay Kumar Sharma (MS-R student), Depanshu Sahu (BTech student), and Prof. Preeti Malakar has been awarded the Best Poster Paper at the Student Research Symposium in the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, and Analytics (HiPC) 2023. Congratulations!
  • Prof. Nitin Saxena will receive the IIT Bombay International Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering and Technology for 2023. Congratulations!
  • Prof. Purushottam Kar has been chosen to receive the 1989 Batch Faculty Award 2022 in recognition of his contributions to improving undergraduate teaching at IITK. Congratulations!
  • Prof. Raghunath Tewari is one of the recipients of the Excellence in Teaching Award at IITK for 2023. Congratulations!
  • The CSE Department congratulates the graduating batch of 2023. See the convocation brochure here [link].

Events / Seminar Corner

  • Talk on "Towards Secure, Interpretable, and Scalable Machine Learning Applications in Cyber-Physical Systems'" by Dr Shailja Thakur, a postdoctoral fellow currently at New York University in the Tandon School of Engineering, on February 16th, 2024 (Friday) at 14:30 Hrs in RM-101. [ Abstract 
  • Talk on Spiking Neural Networks: Training and Adversarial Robustness Properties by Dr. Bhaskar Mukhoty (MBZUAI) on 13 Feb 2024 (Tue) at 5:30PM in RM101. [Abstract Link]
  • Invited talk on "Outlier Oblivious Robust Online Optimization'" by Dr. Adarsh Barik, a research fellow at NUS, on February 7th, 2024 (Wednesday) at 16:00 Hrs in KD-101. [ Abstract 
  • Invited talk on "Multimodal Problems in Computational Social Sciences'" by Prof. Rajiv Ratn Shah, an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (jointly with the Department of Human-centered Design), on February 5th, 2024 (Monday) at 15:30 Hrs in KD-101. [ Abstract 

Recent Publications