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Assistant Professor

pradeesha@iiitb.ac.in

Education : Ph.D. (IISC Bangalore)

Dr. Pradeesha Ashok did her Ph.D from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Her research interests are broadly in Theoretical Computer Science and specifically in computational and combinatorial problems in Geometry. She is also interested in research problems in Algorithms, Graph Theory and Combinatorics. Previous to joining IIIT Bangalore, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

Algorithms, Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Theoretical Computer Science, Parameterized Complexity

  • Exact and Parameterized Algorithms (Elective) (Jan - May, 2021 - )
  • Mathematics 1 - (co-taught with Prof. Amit Chattopadhyay) (Aug - Dec, 2019, 2020)
  • Graph Theory : Elective (co-taught with Prof. Meenakshi D'Souza) (Jan- May, 2019 - )
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms : 4th Semester Integrated MTech (co-taught with Prof. Meenakshi D'Souza) (Jan - May, 2017 - )
  • Mathematics 3 - Abstract Algebra : 3rd Semester Integrated MTech (co-taught with Prof. Amit Chattopadhyay)
  • Computational Geometry : Elective (Aug - Dec, 2017 - ongoing)
  • Mathematics 2 - Linear Algebra : 2nd Semester Integrated MTech
  • Programming I : C Programming : 1st Semester Integrated MTech

Students :

I. Ph.D

  • Abidha V P (2017 - ) 

II. MS by Research

  • Avi Tomar ( 2020 - )
  • Dolly Yadav (graduated in 2021, Thesis title : PARAMETERIZED COMPLEXITY OF SOME COLOURING PROBLEMS IN GRAPHS)

III. IMTech Final Thesis

  • Meghana M Reddy (2018)  Thesis : On Chromatic Art Gallery Problems (currently PhD student at ETH Zurich)
  • P S Srinivasan (2018) Thesis : A Theoretical study of Bi-chromatic covering problems and an experimental study of the Steiner Tree problem