Bharat Madhusudan Deshpande


Theoretical Computer Science

About the Faculty

Prof. Bharat Deshpande received his Ph.D. degree from IIT Bombay in the year 1998. After which for a year he received postdoctoral fellowship from Department of Atomic Energy.
Before joining BITS he worked as a Reader for two years at M.S. University Baroda. Dr. Deshpande joined BITS Pilani in year 2001 and moved to BITS Pilani, Goa Campus in the Year 2005.
He was heading the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems at Goa from 2006 to 2017. Apart from basic courses in Computer Science, he has taught specialized courses like Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Parallel Computing, Artificial Intelligence & few more. His research interests are in areas of Complexity Theory, Parallel Algorithms, and Data Mining.   Over the years he has supervised numerous masters and doctoral students. He has many national and international publications to his credit.

In 2010 he was felicitated as Distinguished faculty at the BITS alumni global meet held in New Delhi. He is also on the Board of Studies of College of Engineering, Pune. Dr. Deshpande was also Vice President of the Goa Chapter of Computer Society of India.

Along with his academic interest Dr. Deshpande is also a sports enthusiast. He was In-charge of Students sporting activities at BITS-Pilani, Goa. He was a member on the panel Committee of the Goa Football Association.