Research Areas


CDS is engaged in cutting-edge research programs in areas relating to computational and data science, computing and data systems, and their applications. The research focus of CDS is broadly classified into Computer Systems and Computational Science, that include data science and engineering, with sub-areas within each:

Computer and Data Systems Stream (CDS-CS)

  • Computer Architecture & High Performance Computing
      • System on Chip and Embedded Processor Architectures, High Performance Computing, Runtime Reconfigurable System-on-Chip (SoC) architectures, modeling of massively parallel reconfigurable silicon cores, compilation techniques for reconfigurable silicon cores, large scale simulations on massively parallel and distributed SoC architectures, application synthesis on Runtime Reconfigurable SoCs
      • Labs

Computational Science Stream (CDS-CP)

  • Computational Science and Engineering
    • Modeling, Computational Mathematics,  Mathematical Software/Libraries, Parallel Computing
      • Computational and Statistical Physics Lab (CSPL)
        • Numerical Linear Algebra, Photonics, Condensed matter, Computational and Statistical Methods.
      • Computational Mathematics Group (CMG)
        • Finite Element Analysis, Finite Element methods for the solution of PDEs and surface PDEs, High Performance Computing, Modeling of Multiphase Flows, Modeling of turbulent flows with moving/deforming solid bodies, Moving contact line problems, ParMooN, an OpenMP and MPI based hybrid parallel finite element software
      • Medical Imaging Group (MIG)
      • Scientific Computation Lab (SCL)
        • Control and Optimization of Constrained Dynamical Systems, Stochastic and Deterministic Differential-algebraic equation systems, Mathematical Libraries, VLSI CAD applications

Please visit the CDS labs page to learn more about the research works research works carried out in the respective labs/groups. The department is also involved in several sponsored research projects in collaboration with many government and private agencies.