Dr. V. Kamakoti who is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Dr. V. Kamakoti has been appointed the Chairperson of Taskforce on Artificial Intelligence to explore possibilities to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) for development across various fields. He has specialization in Theoretical Computer Science and has written Thesis on Algorithm aspects of Permutation Graph. He was the Research Associate at Supercomputer Education and Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Banglore;Post Doctorol fellow in Computer Science Indian Institute of Mathematical Science, Chennai and also a Senior Design Engineer at ATI Research Silicon Valley Inc. He holds specialisation in Software for VLSI, Reconfigurable Systems Design, Computer Architecture. He has been working on various projects such as Microprocessor Development Programme, Graphics processing unit based parallel processing system for radar signal processing, Synthesizable models of digital design using the India VLSI design flow etc. His work has been reflected through his publications such as MLTimer: Leakage Power Minimization in Digital Circuits Using Machine Learning and Adaptive Lazy Timing Analysis, GANDALF: A Fine-Grained Hardware-Software Co-Design for Preventing Memory Attacks etc. He had been awarded IBM Faculty Award in 2016. And DRDO Academy Excellence Award in 2013 IITM Young Faculty Recognition Award in 2007. He is also an independent Director in the board of City Union Bank since 2011 and a member of the Standing Technical Committee of National Stock Exchange. He is also an independent Director in the board of City Union Bank since 2011 and a member of the Standing Technical Committee of National Stock Exchange.
EDUCATION: Ph.D Indian Institute of Technology, Madras