Centre Staff

Preetam Patil

Consultant Technologist, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Preetam Patil holds a PhD in Computer Science (2010) and M.Tech-IT (2002) from IIT-Bombay, a post-graduate diploma in Software Technology (1998) from CDAC-Mumbai, and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (1996) from NIT-Jaipur. He was part of the Advanced Technology Group at NetApp India between 2010 and 2013, working on projects related to Big-Data and SDN. He has also worked at CDAC-Mumbai (formerly NCST) for ERNET operations, and at the School of Technology and Computer Science of TIFR Mumbai.

Vishal Sevani

Consultant Technologist, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Vishal Sevani received his B.E in Electronics Engineering and M.E in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Mumbai University (India) in 2002 and 2006, respectively. He then joined IIT Bombay to do PhD. His PhD research was on devising and implementing low-cost solution to provide efficient rural Internet connectivity. After his PhD, he worked as a guest researcher in NIST, Maryland with focus of his research being standardization of mmWave WiFi networks. Apart from research experience, he also has significant industry experience having worked in software industry as a hands-on programmer, in 3 different start-ups, for about 7 years. His research interests are broadly in the area of systems and networking with emphasis on building real world systems. He likes to spend his free time watching and reading about movies as well as animal documentaries.

Sharad Shriram

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Sharad Shriram holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (Data Science and Technology track) from the TU Delft in the Netherlands (2019) and B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita University, Coimbatore (2016). Sharad is with Centre of Networked Intelligence from December 2019. 

Aniruddha Iyer 

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Aniruddha Iyer holds a Bachelor’s in Technology in Computer Science from Shiv Nadar University with Minor in Mathematics (2020).

Gaurav Gautam 

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Gaurav Gautam holds a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication engineering from the Dronacharya College of Engineering Gurugram in 2015 and completed his M.Tech degree in Communication and Networks from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2019.

Mohammed Minhaas B.S

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Mohammed Minhaas holds a Bachelors in Technology in Information Science and Engineering from Ramaiah Institute of Technology. He previously interned in the Centre for BioSystems Sciences and Engineering, IISc 

Samaresh Bera

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Samaresh Bera is working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Centre for Networked Intelligence from December 2020. Before that he worked as a Visiting Researcher at the British Telecom India Research Centre (BTIRC), IISc Bangalore. He also worked as a Research Engineer at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France in a joint collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs, France. He submitted his PhD thesis at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in December 2019. He received the M.S. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in 2015. His current research interests include software-defined networks, network function virtualization, and 5G network slicing. External website : https://samareshbera.github.io/

Prajwal S Naidu

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Prajwal S Naidu completed his Bachelors in Technology in Information Science and Engineering from Ramaiah Institute of technology bangalore. He previously interned in computer science and automation department at IISC and IBM India Pvt. Ltd Bangalore.

Subramani M.K. 

Admin Supervisor, Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems, IISc

Subramani completed his B.Com. in Accounts from Seshadripuram College, Bangalore in 2005 and his MBA in Finance and Accounts from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune in 2008. He has been working at the Robert Bosch Centre, IISc since 2012.

Karthik Raj U 

Lab Manager, Centre for Networked Intelligence, IISc

Karthik completed his B.E. in Mechanical from Government Engineering college, Ramanagaram in 2013, He has worked as Procurement executive in RBEI,  He has been working at CNI, IISc since 2021.