Biswajit Sain Memorial Prize

Biswajit Sain was an brilliant, hardworking MS Scholar working at the SUN Lab in the CSE Department. He passed away in an unfortunate drowning accident at Hogganakkal. In memory of him, his family instituted Biswajit Sain Memorial Prize to be given for the best MS Thesis in the CSE Department.
  • Frequency : Every Year
  • Eligibility : Scholar must have received his degree in the previous year's convocation.


Members from CSE Dept who won Biswajit Sain Memorial Prize

  • 2021 : Prateep Bhattacharjee, Bhavsar Nirav Narharibhai.
    • Pratheep Bhattacharjee (CS15S027) - For the contribution of novel techniques (including new objective functions, a novel graph-based model, and a novel directional attention-based strategy) in order to improve the performance of video frame prediction.
    • Bhavsar Nirav Narharibhai (CS17S016) - For the contribution of a deterministic perturbation based algorithm for random directions stochastic approximation and analysis of zeroth-order variants of popular optimization algorithms.
  • 2020 : Suman Banerjee, Arun T, Indrani Roy.
    • Suman Banerjee (CS16S019) - Incorporating Domain Knowledge in Multilingual, Goal-Oriented Neural Dialogue Models - (Guide: Dr.Mitesh Khapra)
    • Arun Thangamani (CS16S013) - Optimizing Remote Communication in X10 - (Guide: Dr.Venkata Krishna Nandivada)
    • Indrani Roy (CS16S020s) - Automatic Synthesis of Fault-Attack Resistant Block Cipher Implementations (Guides: Dr.Chester Rebeiro and Dr.Aritra Hazra)
  • 2018 : Shiladitya Pande.
    Guided by Sayan Ranu.
  • 2017 : Sarthak Parui, P R Dhathri.
    • Sarthak Parui (CS12S044): Similarity-invariant Large Scale Sketch-based Image Retrieval (Guide: Anurag Mittal)
    • P.R. Dhathri (CS13S026): Network architecture supporting seamless flow mobility between LTE and WiFi networks (Guide: Krishna Sivalingam)
  • 2016 : Sarath Chandar A P.
    Thesis Title : "Correlational Neural Networks for Common Representation Learning" (Guide : Dr. B. Ravindran)
  • 2015 : Saurabh Gupta.
    Thesis Title : Improving Conversational Recommendation based on Preference-based Feedback (Guide : Dr. Sutanu Chakraborti).
  • 2014 : Bendre Yogesh Sudhir.
    Thesis Title : Kernel Parameter Selection For Supervised, Unsupervised And Semi-supervised Learning Scenarios (Guide : Prof. C. Chandra Sekhar)
  • 2013 : Gireesan P Namboothiri, S Shivashankar.
    Thesis 1 Title : Throughput analysis of multiple channel based wireless sensor networks (Guide: Krishna Shivalingam)
    Thesis 2 Title : Multi-view based Approaches for Collective Learning and Retrieval Tasks (Guide: Balaraman Ravindran)
  • 2012 : Lavanya J..
    Thesis Title : On Test and Nanometer Methodologies on Diaganostics Technologies (Guide : Prof. C. Chandrasekhar)
  • 2008 : Shravan M N.
    Thesis title: Abstraction using Symmetries in Markov Decision Processes (Guide : Ravindran Balaraman).

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