Jithin VACHERY

Lecturer

  • Ph.D. (Computer Sc, Indian Institue of Technology, Madras, 2020)
  • M.E. (Computer Sc, Indian Institue of Science, Bangalore, 2011)
  • B.Tech (Computer Sc,Kerala University, India, 2005)

Jithin Vachery is a Lecturer at the School of Computing, NUS, Singapore. Prior to this, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Prof. Mohan S Kankanhalli in the N-CRiPT lab. His current research is focused on social network analysis. He obtained his PhD from the Computer Science Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, under the guidance of Prof. Sayan Ranu in the AIDB Lab, IIT-M. His thesis is focused on searching and optimization on graphs. Before joining IIT-M, he obtained his Master of Engineering degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Computer Science and Automation Department at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, where he worked with Prof. Ambedkar Dukkipati in the area of Information Theory.

RESEARCH AREAS

Database
  • Data Analytics
  • Query Processing & Optimisation
  • Graph Mining
  • Social Media Analysis

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RESEARCH GROUPS

TEACHING INNOVATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • RAQ: Relationship-Aware Graph Querying in Large Networks
  • Noticeable network delay minimization via node upgrades
  • RISC: rapid inverted-index based search of chemical fingerprints
  • Nudging Users to Slow down the Spread of Fake News in Social Media

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • IBM Best PhD Thesis Award for the Best PhD Thesis in Dept of CSE, IIT Madras, 2020

  • Institute Research Award, IIT Madras, 2019

  • Star TA award, CSE, IIT Madras, 2017

  • TCS PhD Fellowship, 2015

  • All India Rank 2 (percentile 99.99) in GATE, 2009

MODULES TAUGHT

CG4002
Computer Engineering Capstone Project
CS1231S
Discrete Structures
CS2105
Introduction to Computer Networks