P J Narayanan to be new Director of IIIT-H

10th February 2013
P J Narayanan to be new Director of IIIT-H

Hyderabad February 10 2013:   Prof P J Narayanan  is to be the new Director of  the International  Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, starting from the new academic year in July.   
A BTech from IIT Kharagpur (1984) and a  PhD from  the University of Maryland (US), 1992, his research areas are
Computer Vision, Graphics, Virtual Reality.  He did his Post-Doc in Carnegie Mellon University, USA for 4 years and, worked in DRDO for 4 years in India. He joined IIIT Hyderabad in 2000.
Currently IIIT-H’s Dean ( R&D), Prof Narayanan takes over from Prof Rajeev Sangal who has guided the institution for over a decade. Sangal will continue as Chaired professor and Director Emeritus. He is a recognized expert in natural language processing and machine translation