Oswald. C
Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
Kanpur 208016. U.P.


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Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering [July 2013 - Nov 2018]

    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram

    (An Institution of National Importance, MHRD, Govt. of India)

  • Dissertation Topic: Efficient Algorithms for text and image compression based on Knowledge Engineering
  • I am fortunate enough to be supervised by Dr. B. Sivaselvan, Associate Professor, Department of CSE, IIITDM Kancheepuram. From him, I have been blessed to learn an amalgamation of moral values, ethics, didactic, along with research. My Doctoral Committee members were Prof. NS Narayanaswamy, Dr. N. Sadagopan and Dr. M A Shalu who have upholded and showed me the paths in various tough situations of my Ph.D. tenure. Many thanks to my thesis examiners, Prof. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and Prof. Balaraman Ravindran for their valuable advices.
  • M.Tech. (Master of Technology) in Software Engineering (Rank Holder), [July 2011 - May 2013]

    Karunya University, Coimbatore.

  • Dissertation Topic: Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization for University Course Timetabling Problem

    Advisor: Dr. C Anand Devadurai


  • B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering) in Computer Science and Engineering [June 2005 – May 2009]

    Sona College of Technology (Anna University, Chennai)

    (Best Co-curricular Student Awardee)



  • Professional Experience
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow [Feb 2021 - present]

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.

    Mentor: Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya


  • Assistant Professor–Senior [June 2019 – present]

    Data Mining Research lab

    School of Computer Science and Engineering

    Vellore Institute of Technology (An Institute of Eminence), Chennai.

  • Assistant Professor [June 2018 – May 2019]

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai.
  • Intern [Dec 2012 – July 2013]

    IBM India Systems & Software Lab, Bangalore.

    In: IBM AIX – Functional Verification Testing (FVT)

  • Programmer Analyst [Dec 2009 – May 2011]

    Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai.