Research and

Doctoral Students
PATENTS by our faculty
PUBLICATIONS by our faculty

“INSOFE enters a new era… Our faculty are exploring the foundations
of Artificial Intelligence and developing newer applications in a
variety of fields such as
IoT, Blockchain, Video Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Healthcare.

Dr. L. Srinivasa Varadharajan
Dean - Research and Development

Research Areas

INSOFE’s 75 faculty members and 20 doctoral students are actively involved in applied research
and product development in the following areas.

Data Science



Autonomous Systems & Connected Devices

Retail / FMCG


Supply Chain

Quantum Machine Learning


Scaling and Deploying Deep Learning Algorithms


AI Adoption in Business


Distributed Computing and Networking


icon01 Robotics, Autonomous Systems & Connected Devices (RASCoD)

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. Anand Narasimhamurthy
  • pic Prof. Ashwin Ganesan
  • pic Mahesh Kumar Duvvarapu
  • pic Nilesh Chopda

Research Objective

  • Build product prototypes which help attain safety and efficiency through autonomy and seamless connectivity.
  • Grow applied research capabilities through the application of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning in Robotics.
  • Deliver best-in-class educational programs that help the industry to adopt and apply robotics for solving real-world problems.

icon01 Retail/FMCG

Principal Investigators

  • pic Prof. Anuradha Sharma

Research Objective

  • Our long-term goal is to gain competency in building an AI-driven Retail product for the Indian market. We intend to do that by developing a prototype of a contextual visual recommendation engine layered with user ratings and its aspects for niche areas like Shoes/Bags/Top Food Preferences (Chinese, Italian, Indian) using advanced AI.
  • Development of a Retail/FMCG execution playbook for faster, accurate, and scalable delivery in our consulting practice.

icon01 Blockchain

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. Praphul Chandra
  • pic KoineArth Team

Research Objective

  • Blockchain based platform for bridging data silos between organizations.
  • Build an enterprise grade platform to enable secure, auditable data sharing to improve speed & OTIF performance in Supply Chains.
  • Enable organizations to issue publicly verifiable, digitally traceable sustainability, origin & warranty certificates.
  • Incentivize secure, consent-based data sharing by enabling data-as-an-asset in B2B & B2C value chains.

icon01 Supply Chain

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. Manoj Duse
  • pic Dr. Anand Narasimhamurthy
  • pic Prof. Ashwin Ganesan

Research Objective

  • Grow applied research capabilities through the application of Machine Learning, Deep learning, Simulation, and Optimization to solve burning problems in industry related to Supply Chain.
  • Deliver best-in-class educational programs to help industry ML-driven psychological health profile.

icon01 Education

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. Sridhar Pappu
  • pic Shilpa Kadam
  • pic Jayant Mulmoodi

Advising Investigators

  • pic Dr. L. Srinivasa Varadharajan
  • pic Dr. Suryaprakash Kompalli

Research Objective

  • Personalized learning for online and blended learning models.
  • Video-based proctoring.
  • Mood identification and classification in the classroom.

icon01 Healthcare

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. L. Srinivasa Varadharajan
  • pic Dr. Suryaprakash Kompalli
  • pic Jagannadha Rao Basa

Research Objective

  • Identification of people at risk for various diseases.
  • Customized medical support.
  • ML-driven psychological health profile.

icon01 AI Adoption in Business

Principal Investigators

  • pic Dr. Dakshinamurthy V Kolluru
  • pic Dr. Gnana K Bharathy
  • pic Prof. Anuradha Sharma
  • pic Tanzeem Ahmed

Research Objective

  • Our long-term goal is to make AI adoption systematic and efficient in an enterprise. We will work at 3 layers. CXOs (decision-makers), translators (managers) and engineers. We shall develop frameworks, questionnaires, surveys and tools to make AI adoption easier.

icon01 Distributed Computing and Networking

Principal Investigators

  • pic Prof. Ashwin Ganesan
  • pic Dr. Anand Narasimhamurthy

Research Objective

  • Conduct research in all areas of networking, including wireless networks, sensor networks, interconnection networks, and IoT.
  • Investigate the design and performance of distributed algorithms and resource allocation and scheduling algorithms.
  • Conduct research in data science, with a focus on graph algorithms in data mining and networked structures in economic and social networks.