Prof. Rajeev Srivastava


Prof. Rajeev Srivastava is currently working as a Professor in the Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engineering, Head of the Centre for Computing and Information Services (CCIS) and the Dean (Resource and Alumni Affairs), Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi. He also served as Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering during August’2017-December’2020. He holds the degrees of B.E., M.E., and PhD all in Computer Science & Engineering. He has around 23 years of teaching and research experience. He joined IT-BHU/IIT (BHU) in 2007 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and currently serving as a Full Professor in the same Dept. since August’ 2015. Prior to joining IT-BHU/IIT (BHU) he worked for around 9 years in few other Government Institutions. He is Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE), Institution of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE), Senior Member IEEE USA, and Member ACM USA. He has published 160+ research publications in reputed international journals/conferences, 04 research reference books, and 12 book chapters and completed few Govt. funded research projects. He has produced 10 PhDs, and 9 PhDs are under-progress. He serves as Expert Member on different panels of various Govt. of India Institutions/ Bodies like NBA, UGC, UPSC, DRDO, UPPSC, reputed Institute and Universities. He is on the reviewer panel of many International Journals and Conferences. He is recipient of research publication awards by IIT (BHU) Global alumni association in 2010 and 2014 respectively. His biography was listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, USA, 11th Edition, 2011-2012 and "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21 st Century-2011" by International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, England. His research interests lies in the areas of Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Deep learning and Computational Bioinformatics.