Prof. Anupam Shukla


Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune.

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Prof. AnupamShukla is currently serving as the Director of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune. He is an internationally renowned academician, researcher, and author. Prior to joining this institute, he was working as a Professor in the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior.

He has around 32 years of teaching, research, and administrative experience. He is globally renowned for his research in the field of artificial intelligence, which has won him several academic accolades and resulted in collaborations with academicians across the world.

He has been awarded “Distinguished Professor” by Computer Society of India, Mumbai in 2017,“Dewang Mehta National Education Award” for best Professor, 2016, ‘Prof. Rais Ahmed Memorial Award, Acoustical Society of India’ in 2015, Engineering Professor of the Month, Higher Education Review, India, 2014, Best Paper Award, Institute of Engineers, India, 2006, University Gold Medal (Valedictorian) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 1998, for scoring highest marks at masters level and Young Scientist Award, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, 1995.

He is the author of four patents, four books published by international publishers such as CRC Press, USA & Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 190 peer-reviewed publications and mentor of 18 Doctorate and 116 Post Graduate theses. He has successfully completed 13 Government-sponsored projects aimed at developing IT applications for Indian farmers, skill development of the Indian youth, infrastructure development at parent institutes, etc.

At ABV-IIITM, Gwalior, he was the Member of the Board of Governors for 5 years, and a member of the senate for 12 years. He was also a member of the HR committee and the Chairman of the Student welfare society at ABV-IIITM, Gwalior. At NIT Raipur, he was the founding Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and the founding coordinator of the Chhattisgarh-IIT Kanpur Knowledge Sharing Program, a first of its kind e-learning program in India