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Nishchal K. Verma, PhD

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems
Mailing Address:
107, ACES Building,
Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, India - 208016
Email: nishchal@iitk.ac.in
Phone: +91 512-259-6524


Dr. Nishchal K Verma (SM'13) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. He obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. He is an awardee of Devendra Shukla Young Faculty Research Fellowship by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India for year 2013-16.
Dr. Verma's research expertise falls under Artificial Intelligence (AI) related theories and its practical applications to many inter-disciplinary domains but not limited to machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, prognosis and health management, bioinformatics, cyber physical systems, complex and highly non-linear systems modelling, clustering, and classifications, etc. He has published more than 250 research papers and 4 Books (edited/ co-authored) in the field of AI. He has successfully completed 23 projects from various funding agencies such as The BOEING Company, USA, DST, DRDO, JCBCAT, MHRD, SERB, CSIR, IIT Kanpur, MCIT, SFTIG, VTOL, etc. He has 15+ years of experience in the field of AI. He has been serving as Associate Editor/ Editorial Board Member of various reputed journals and conferences which include IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, and many more. He has also developed several AI related key technologies for The BOEING Company, USA and organized AI related workshops, conferences, seminars, short term courses, etc.

Research Opportunities

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Research (AIDAR) Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur invites applications from outstanding, promising, bright and passionate Students (3rd/4th, B.Tech.) having secured CPI>=9.0 and interested in working for at least six months or more for some long-term research project opportunities in the following areas:
1) Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
2) Computer Vision
3) Autonomous Navigation and Localization
4) 3D Object reconstruction
Please note that:
a) Stipend (as per the guidelines of DoRD, IITK) and a Project completion certificate will be offered to the Students upon their successfully completing the assigned projects within the prescribe time frame.
b) Only students (3rd/4th, B.Tech.) having secured CPI>=9.0 and interested in working for at least six months or more should only apply through the following link:
The positions are limited and final selection will be done through the interview of shortlisted students.