Current Projects


  1. Leveraging Bipartite Networks to Investigate the Dynamical Properties of Socio-technical Systems, Samsung GRO (Ongoing)
  2. SocioWeb: Social Computation to Enhance Web and Network Applications, ISIRD, SRIC, IIT Kharagpur (Completed)
  3. New perspectives for computational social science, Exchange of Researchers within the frame of the Executive Programme of Scientific and Technological Cooperation, between the Replubic of India and the Italian Republic for the years 2012 – 2014, Department of Science & Technology, International Division. (Completed)
  4. ICT for computational social science, Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. (Completed)
  5. Post-disaster situation analysis and resource management using delay-tolerant peer-to-peer wireless networks, ITRA, DIT. (Completed)
  6. Unrestricted research grant from MSR India (Ongoing)
  7. Unrestricted research grant from Yahoo! Labs India (Ongoing)
  8. Unrestricted research grant from Flipkart Internet Private Ltd., India (Ongoing)
  9. Data driven approaches for inferring opinion dynamics on social networks, Indo-Polish bilateral exchange, DST, India. (Ongoing)
  10. Cognitive Stimuli : Detecting and Generating Exaggeration in Online and Social Media Content Adobe Systems Inc (Ongoing)
  11. Behavior Modeling in Multi-sensor Environments - Integrating Environment Sensing, Human Sensing & Social Sensing for Rich Insights Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS Ltd). (Ongoing)
  12. DST-DAAD PPP Large-scale Text Analytics to Identity Temporal and Media-specific Scopes of Words. (Ongoing)
  13. Gandhipedia, Ministry of Culture, GoI. (Ongoing)
  14. Targeted bias in Indian media outlets, Ethics in AI Research, Facebook Research. (Ongoing)

Current Collaborators


  1. Krishna Gummadi, MPI-SWS, Germany
  2. Sanjukta Bhowmick, University of North Texas, USA
  3. Chris Biemann, University of Hamburg, Germany
  4. Kiran Garimella, IDSS, MIT
  5. Niloy Ganguly, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
  6. Pawan Goyal, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
  7. Soumen Chakrabarti, IIT Bombay, Powai, India
  8. Matteo Marsilli, ICTP, Trieste, Italy
  9. Niyati Chhaya, Adobe Research, India
  10. Lipika Dey, TCS Innovation Labs, Delhi, India
  11. Mayank Singh, IIT Gandhinagar, India
  12. Kuntal Ghosh, ISI Kolkata, India

Students (MS/PhD)


  • Tanmoy Chakraborty (Graduated, Faculty member at IIIT Delhi)
  • Suman Kalyan Maity (Graduated, Post-doc at NICO)
  • Sandipan Sikdar (Graduated, Post-doc at RWTH, Aachen)
  • Mayank Singh (Graduated, Faculty member at IIT Gandhinagar)
  • Soumya Sarkar (Graduated, Post-doc at TU Darmstadt)
  • Jasabanta Patra (Graduated, Post-doc at ETRO, VUB)
  • Binny Mathew (Ongoing, jointly with Pawan Goyal)
  • Rima Hazra (Ongoing, jointly with Bibhas Adhikari)
  • Abhisek Dash (Ongoing, jointly with Saptarshi Ghosh)
  • Paramita Das (Ongoing)
  • Souvic Chakraborty (Ongoing, jointly with Pawan Goyal)
  • Mithun Das (Ongoing)
  • Arijit Nag (Ongoing, jointly with Niloy Ganguly)
  • Punyajoy Saha (Ongoing)
  • Sayantan Adak (Ongoing)
  • Prasanta Dutta (Ongoing)

    Students (Project)


  • Tanurima Halder

    Research Labs


    CNeRG: Complex Network Research Group
    Quantitative Life Sciences Lab, ICTP, Trieste, Italy