Professional Activities

Professional Service

  • Vice President, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2016-
  • Member, National Board of Higher Mathematics, 2015-19
  • Chairperson, INSPIRE Committee for Mathematical Sciences, 2016-20
  • Served on the Board of Governors of IISER Bhopal, and NISER Bhubaneswar
  • Served on Governing Council of INSA, INAE and SERB
  • Editor, Computability journal (IOS)
  • Editor, Theory of Computing journal (online journal published at university of Chicago)
  • Program committee chair for the 20th IEEE Conference on Computational Complexity, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006
  • Program committee co-chair for the 22nd Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science conference, December 2002, Kanpur
  • Served on the program committees of several conferences: CCC, FOCS, FSTTCS, AsiaCrypt, TAMC etc

Administrative Positions

  • Deputy Director, IIT Kanpur, 2017-20
  • Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Kanpur, 2013-15
  • Dean of Resource Planning and Generation, IIT Kanpur, 2011-12
  • Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2006-10