Jithin 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. Jithins 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 a 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. He was all India Rank 2 (percentile 99.99) in GATE. He obtained his B-Tech from the College of Engineering, Kerala University, Trivandrum. He has been fortunate enough to be associated with the premier institutes in India through the course of his academic life. In addition, he has 4 years of industrial experience as a Software Engineer in network protocols, where he has worked on routing protocols and developed many new layer 4 protocols.
When he is not working, he is actively involved in various sports and sporting clubs in football, squash, swimming, running and badminton.