Prof Saroj Kaushik is in the department of CSE at SNU as distinguished Professor and HoD after superannuating from IIT Delhi in June 2019. Earlier she was Professor in the Department of CSE at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi since 2002 till June, 2019. She obtained her Ph.D degree in Computer Science from IIT Delhi in 1980 and joined as faculty in the same year. She has about thirty-nine years of teaching and research experience in IIT Delhi. Her interests are in all fields of Artificial Intelligence including Natural Language Processing, Agents, Genetic algorithms, Knowledge Representation. Recently she is working in Location Based Services and Social Networks Analysis. She has successfully supervised many Ph.D students and currently supervising few more Ph.D. students. She has collaborated on 7 research projects and completed one consultancy project.
She published three books: one on Logic and Prolog Programming with New Age International (2000), second on Artificial Intelligence with Cengage Learning (2010) and third on Soft Computing with McGraw Hill (2018).She has 100+ refereed papers in journals and international conferences. She has guided 100+ theses at MTech and BTech level. She has been examiner for many theses at Ph.D and MS level. She is on the board of studies of various universities and Institutions of repute and was senate member of NIT Hamirpur. She is a member of faculty selection committees for various Institutes and universities.
She was invited by MUM University, Fairfield, IOWA state, USA as a visiting professor for teaching AI course and guiding the master’s students for their project in 2008 fall. She has visited number of universities abroad and has presented many research papers in good international conferences held in US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Algeria, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore and China.
She held various administrative posts such as HoD of CSE, Assoc Dean for student welfare, Head of Counselling Cell, President of BSW, House Master and Warden of Girls Hostel etc. She is very active in Institute activities.
She is fellow member of IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers), and a life member of CSI (Computer Society of India).
1980 Ph.D. in Computer Science, IIT Delhi
1980 – 2019 Professor, IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi