Maunendra Sankar Desarkar

I am an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science and Engineering Department at IIT Hyderabad, India. My main research areas are Recommendation Systems, Information Retrieval, Social Network Analysis, Data Mining, Machine Learning. I am a part of the Data and Informatics Group (DIg) at the Department of CSE, IIT Hyderabad. Prior to Joining IIT Hyderabad, I have worked for Samsung Research India Bangalore and Sybase Inc. (a SAP Company) in the past.

Recent News

  • Manisha's work on semantic annotations for LBSNs is accepted in ACM SIGSPATIAL. Manisha is a PhD student jointly supervised by Dr. Srijithand myself. Congratulations to Manisha!!!
  • Glad to received Teaching Excellence Award (Category: Large Class) form IIT Hyderabad.
  • Kaushal's work on distractor generation for Reading comprehension MCQ is accepted in CIKM 2020. Congratulations Kaushal.
  • Work titled "A Neural Approach for Detecting Inline Mathematical Expressions from Scientific Documents" by Sreekanth and Kaushal is accepted in Wiley Expert Systems journal. Congratulations to Sreekanth and Kaushal.
  • Work done by Samujjwal Ghosh as part of his PhD work is accepted in The 12th ACM Web Science Conference (ACM WebSci 2020). Title of the paper is: "Semi-Supervised Granular Classification Framework for Resource Constrained Short-texts: Towards Retrieving Situational Information During Disaster Events". Congratulations Samujjwal.