Deepak Khemani

IIT Madras


Deepak Khemani got three degrees from IIT Bombay starting with a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering in 1980, and followed by an M.Tech and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Since then he has been with IIT Madras since 1988. His research interests are in Artificial Intelligence. He has done work in Planning, Case Based Reasoning, Natural Language Generation, Ontologies and Text Retrieval. He spent a year with Tata Research Design and Development Centre, Pune in 1997-98, and has had shorter collaboration visits to the Technical University Munich, the EPFL Lausanne, the University of Aberdeen, and the Robert Gordon University. He has done several sponsored research and development projects for the industry and government. In December 2008 he was the co-convener of the first Indo-UK Roundtable on AI, funded by the British Council, in which researchers from UK and India had deliberations on Artificial Intelligence. Apu is interested in topics related to systems' security and privacy. He is particularly interested in privacy-enhancing technologies; usable models and policy languages for privacy; security in peer-to-peer networks, pervasive systems, and mobile computing; and applied cryptography.