Centre Staff

Preetam Patil

Research Manager and 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.

Jagadish M.

Specialist Technologist, Centre for Networked Intelligence.

Jagadish works on projects related to public health and epidemiology. Before joining CNI he worked as a software engineer and corporate trainer at Jed-i Technologies. He has a background in computer science with CS education as a specialization. He likes to spend his spare time hiking, traveling, and teaching math to school students. He graduated from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology (BE) in 2006 and holds master’s and Ph.D. degrees from IIT Bombay.

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.

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.

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).

Prashanth S 

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Prashanth S holds a Bachelor’s in Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University (2021).  He previously interned at CNI IISc Bangalore, Cisco-Thingqubator and CDAC-Chennai.

Thejashwini G 

Administrative Manager, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Thejashwini, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Bangalore University (BU), Bangalore, India in 2010. She received her Master’s in business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance & Marketing from Bangalore University (BU), Bangalore, Karnataka in 2012. She has eight plus years of experience, and she has been associated with CNI, IISC since 2021.

Aswin Prasad

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Aswin Prasad holds a Bachelor’s in Technology in computer Science and Engineering from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (2020). He previously interned at nuclei (CDNA Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) 

Purushothaman Saravanan

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Purushothaman Saravanan completed his Bachelor’s in Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from PES University, Bengaluru in 2021.

Tarun Khandelwal

Technical Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Tarun did B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from SGB Amravati University, Amravati, M.Tech. in VLSI Design from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, M.Tech. (Research) from RBCCPS, IISc Bengaluru. He has previously worked as a Project Engineer at Wipro Technologies, and as a Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Electronic systems engineering and RBCCPS at IISc, Bengaluru

Nithish K Gnani

Project Associate, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Nithish K Gnani holds a Bachelor’s in Technology in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal. He has previously worked as a Team Leader in Supply Chain vertical of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited. At Zero Energy Networks (ZEN) Lab, DESE, IISc, he has worked on IoT data management, device identification using physically unclonable functions (PUF), indoor localization, WLAN modelling and simulation using MATLAB. He is currently working to build a time sensitive networking (TSN) capable switch on programmable network devices using P4 programming.

Deepak Choudhary L

Project Assistant, Centre for Networked Intelligence

Deepak Choudhary completed his Bachelor’s in Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from REVA University, Bengaluru in 2021. He previously interned at ECE, IISc.