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Math of Data Science & Simulation

Dr. Kapil Ahuja
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Engineering
IIT Indore

Editor, IETE Journal of Research  (Taylor & Francis; IF 1.125)

Research Interests and IDs:
Math : Numerical Methods, Optimization, and Game Theory.
CS : Machine Learning, Algorithms, and Network Science.
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Research Collaborations (present and past):
France, Germany, and India: IMT Atlantique, LU Hannover, TU Dresden, TU Braunschweig, TU Berlin, MPI Magdeburg, IIT Kanpur, IIM Indore, and IISR Indore.

UK and USA: York University, Lancaster University, Georgia Tech, Sandia Lab, Berkeley Lab, Virginia Tech, and UIUC.

Brief Bio:
With Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science (from Virginia Tech, USA), Dr. Kapil Ahuja has a strong interdisciplinary focus. After graduation, he received his postdoctoral training from the Max Planck Institute in Magdeburg, Germany. Since then, he has established his independent research program in Mathematics of Data Science at IIT Indore, where he is currently working as an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering. In the recent past, he has also held visiting professor positions at TU Braunschweig (Germany), TU Dresden (Germany), and Sandia National Labs (USA). Dr. Ahuja's research output includes external funding worth more than half-a-million USD and over thirty publications.

On teaching end, Dr. Ahuja has taught fourteen distinct courses and has received the Best Teacher Award four times at IIT Indore. As a service to the academic community, Dr. Ahuja is on the editorial board of two SCI journals, has organized ten conferences, and has reviewed papers for fifteen journals.

Dr. Ahuja have substantially contributed to the growth of the institutions that he has been associated with by holding multiple administrative positions. Besides heading CSE@IIT Indore, Dr. Ahuja's biggest administrative contribution at IIT Indore has been in increasing IIT Indore’s international footprint. This started in 2015 when he was asked to lead the Indo-German initiative where he was instrumental in signing of MoU between IIT Indore and six of the nine TU9s. In 2017, he scaled it worldwide in his capacity as the founding Dean of International Affairs until end of 2020.

Latest News
Ph.D. Open Seminar  

Mr. Rohit Agrawal (Dr. Ahuja's 5th Ph.D. student) to present his Ph.D. Open Seminar on 31st May 2021.

PhD Dissertation Reviewed  

Ph.D. Dissertation of Mr. Aditya A. Shastri (Dr. Ahuja's 4th Ph.D. student) successfully reviewed by external examiners, May 2021.

Ph.D. Defense  

Mr. Navneet P. Singh (Dr. Ahuja's 3rd Ph.D. student) successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation on 24th Mar 2021. Congratulations!

Talk in AI  

Dr. Kapil Ahuja gave an invited talk at 1st Indian Workshop on Artificial Intelligence under QIP-AICTE Programme (IIT Indore) on 19th Mar 2021.

IET Paper Online

Paper applying Compressed Sensing in Image Steganography available online in WILEY (IET Image Processing Journal), Feb 2021.

IEEE Transactions Paper Published

Paper applying Adaptive Learning for One-Class Classification published in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics:Systems, Feb 2021.


Dr. Kapil Ahuja appointed Editor for IETE Journal of Research (T&F), Feb 2021.

Ph.D. Dissertation Sent for Review

Ph.D. Dissertation of Mr. Aditya A. Shastri (Dr. Ahuja's 4th Ph.D. student) sent for external review, Feb 2020.

Social Cloud Manuscript 2

Manuscript discussing Resource Availability in Social Cloud published on Cornell Univ. Preprints, Jan 2021.

Social Cloud Manuscript 1

Manuscript critically discussing Social Cloud published on Cornell Univ. Preprints, Jan 2021.

Associate Editor

Dr. Kapil Ahuja appointed Associate Editor for Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (IOS Press), Jan 2021.