Research Group (M.Tech.)

Madhura Rajesh Shanbhag


Email: shanbhagr@iisc.ac.in
Current Position: M.Tech CSA (Coursework) Student

I am currently pursuing my Master’s in IISc Bangalore’s CSA department, having previously completed my Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering in Mumbai with my major project centered on Deep learning and Computer Vision. With Prof. Narahari, I am working on using Large Language Models for the benefit of Indian farmers and agriculture. Outside of my current facets of study, which include Machine Learning and LLMs, I love to dance, bake, read fiction and indulge in history and true crime podcasts.


Jayanthi Sai Pranathi


Email: jayanthisai@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayanthi-sai-pranathi-8371221a0/
Current Position: MTech CSA

I am Jayanthi Sai Pranathi , currently pursuing a MTech in Computer Science and Automation (CSA) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore(2023-25) .I’ve worked as Associate Consultant in Wipro Technolgies for 2 yrs. after finishing my BTech from Andhra University (2017-2021). Currently I’m interning at Honeywell as an AI intern .I’m fascinated by the intersection of Machine Learning and Game Theory, particularly their potential for combined learning. .Eventually I’ll be working on “Explainable AI using Cooperative Game theory ” under Prof. Yadati Narahari sir. Apart from technical aspects , I love to sing and dance in my free time.


Samip Poudel


Email: samippoudel@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: http://poudelsamip.com.np/
Current Position: M Tech(Course) CSA

I am Samip Poudel. I have done my B.E. in Computer Engineering from Institute of Engineering, Nepal. I have always been an enthusiast in knowing the underlying principle that has led to the ever-growing computer technologies. And in this journey, I am associated with this lab in the project of enhancing and integrating PREPARE(Prediction of Prices in Future) and ACRE(Agricultural Recommendation Engine).


Jayadeep Sudhakar More


Email: jayadeeps@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayadeep-more-87921b192/
Current Position: MTech CSA Coursework Student

Jayadeep is currently pursuing his MTech in Computer Science and Automation at IISc Bangalore (2023-2025). He holds a BTech in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai (2019-2023). He has secured AIR 1 in GATE CSE 2023. He has worked on speech emotion recognition using multimodal architectures and various model editing techniques for LLMs. Currently he is working on Generative AI for agriculture under the guidance of Prof. Y. Narahari.


Rohit Kharat


Email: rohitsunil@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rohit-kharat-417019195/
Current Position: M.Tech CSA Coursework Student

I am currently pursuing an M.Tech in Computer Science and Automation at IISc Bangalore, having previously completed my B.Tech from Government College of Engineering and Research, Avasari Khurd, Pune. My academic interests lie primarily in the fields of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Under the mentorship of Professor Y. Narahari, I am actively working on a project named CROP-S (Crop Planning System). This project aims to optimize the allocation of crop acreages across districts to maximize farmers’ profits.


Anand Nakat


Email: anandnakat@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: https://anand-nakat.netlify.app/
Current Position: MTech CSA Coursework

Anand is currently pursuing his MTech (Computer Science and Automation) from IISc Bangalore (22-24). He has completed his BE (IT) from Pune University (18-22). He has been a web developer in the past, and currently has developed a keen interest in the field of ML. Currently he’s working under Prof. Y. Narahari to integrate PREPARE with ACRE.


Vithule Prashant Munna


Email: vithulep@iisc.ac.in
Current Position: MTech CSA

I am Prashant Vithule, currently pursuing an MTech in Computer Science and Automation (CSA) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. I have done my BTech from Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati (2018-2022). I have an interest in ML/AI. I am currently working on CROP-S (CROp Planning System) to determine an assignment of crop acreages to districts to maximize the farmers’ profits while simultaneously ensuring required crop security levels for each district. My hobbies include Playing cricket and reading newspapers.


Ankur Garg


Current Position: MTech CSA

I’m Ankur Garg, currently enrolled in the MTech program for Artificial Intelligence at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. I completed my BTech at NIT Agartala from 2016 to 2020. I have a keen interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, and I’m currently focused on the application of Language Models in Agriculture. In my free time, I enjoy playing chess and indulging in novels.


Kamble Sahil Suresh Surekha


Email: sahilkamble@iisc.ac.in
Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sahilkamble2000/
Current Position: M.Tech CSA Coursework Student

I am pursuing M.Tech in Computer Science at IISc. I completed my B.Tech (CS) from Mumbai University. My research interests lie in the domain of generative AI. Currently, I am working on the development of Large Language Models (LLMs) tailored for Indian agriculture at the Game Theory Lab, IISc. With a keen focus on societal impact, I aspire to bridge the gap between data, AI technologies and their real-world applications.


Yerapasetty Geetha Charan


Email: geethacharan@iisc.ac.in
Current Position: MTech CSA

Geetha Charan is currently an MTech student in CSA at IISc, with research interests in Game Theory and Machine Learning. He enjoys exploring new topics in different fields of sciences to expand his knowledge. In addition to academics, Geetha enjoys watching racing events and indulging in his sweet tooth.