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Professor and Faculty in-charge, Computing


Education : Ph.D. (Cornell University)

Dr. Srikanth obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1986, and has a B.Tech (Mech. Eng) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

His research interests are in the areas of Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling and 3D Printing,  mobile and internet based applications, and data privacy. He is a co-convenor of the E-Health Research Center at IIITB (ehrc.iiitb.ac.in), and is actively involved in multipe collaborative research projects in healthcare.

Prior to joining IIITB, he had over 28 years of experience in the software industry. He was earlier at Sasken Communication Technologies, where he handled business, technology and product management roles, and lead various product and R&D initiatives, especially around wireless and multimedia technologies and mobility. Earlier, he co-founded and lead software development for a startup in the US, focusing on geometric modelling with applications in mechanical design and geo-sciences. 

Mobile and cloud applications, Geometric modeling and graphics,, 3D printing, Distributed computing, ehealth, Data privacy

  • Optimal Clock Synchronization, T. K. Srikanth and Sam Toueg, Journal of the AC), July 1987  
  • Simulating authenticated broadcasts to derive simple fault-tolerant algorithms, T. K. Srikanth and Sam Toueg, Distributed Computing, Springer Verlag, 1987
  • Fast Distributed Agreement, Sam Toueg, Ken Perry, T.K. Srikanth, SIAM Journal of Computing, 1987
  • Implementation Issues in Clock Synchronization, Micah Beck, T. K. Srikanth, Sam Toueg, Fault-Tolerant Distributed Computing, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1990
  • Efficient computation of volume fractions for multi-material cell complexes in a grid by slicing, Dibakar Sen and T. K. Srikanth, Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier, 2008
  • Profile of seekers of an internet-based self-help program for depression in India: observations and implications, S Mehrotra, PM Sudhir, SK CR, J Thirthalli, GN Rao, TK Srikanth, International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health 4 (9), 2017
  • Development and pilot testing of an internet-based self-help intervention for depression for Indian users, S Mehrotra, P Sudhir, G Rao, J Thirthalli, TK Srikanth, Behavioral Sciences 8 (4), 2018