About the Faculty

Aditya Challa is an Assistant Professor at Computer Science and Informations Systems (CSIS) affiliated to APPCAIR at BITS-Pilani, Goa from August 2021. Prior to joining BITS-Pilani, Goa, he worked as Raman Post-Doctoral Fellow at CSA, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from October 2019. He received his PhD in Computer Science from SSIU, ISI-Bangalore in October 2019. In his PhD thesis, he  established that using simple tools from Mathematical Morphology can lead to huge gains in efficiency of ML (machine learning) algorithms - Both supervised and unsupervised approaches. Before joining the PhD program in 2014, he worked as a Business Analyst at TCS, Bangalore from October 2012 - September 2014. At TCS, he was responsible for designing and analysis of sample surveys for estimating the sales. Prior to this, he received his B.Math.(Hons.) degree in Mathematics and M.Sc. in Complex Systems from University of Warwick, UK.