Professor P J Narayanan

Professor and Director, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

Areas of Interest:

Computer Science.


Computer Vision; Computer Graphics; Parallel Computing

Consultancy Areas:



Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs

Major Professional Contributions:

Prof. PJ Narayanan has contributed immensely to the area of Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and Parallel Processing. In computer Vision his early work on 3D recovery of dynamic scenes through Virtualized reality has resulted in tremendous growth in 3D capture to be available to common person. Capture of 3D has now become common place through the Microsoft Kinect and other commodity sensors. He pioneered the use of innovative platforms like the GPU for common computer vision applications such as graph cuts, neural networks, clustering etc. His work on general parallel computing involving CPU's and GPU's has also been recognized worldwide. .

Professional Experience:

  • Director, IIIT Hyderabad, 2013-Present
  • Dean (Research & Development), IIIT Hyderabad, 2006-2013
  • Head, Centre for Visual Information Technology,IIIT Hyderabad, 2000-2013
  • Associate Professor, IIIT Hyderabad, 2000-Present
  • Visiting Scientist, Computer Vision Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, May 2003 to July 2003.




Contact Information


CVIT, International Institute of Information Technology,
Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500 032
Phone: 040-66531144
Fax: 040-66531413

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  • B. Tech (Hons.), Computer Science Engineering, 1984, IIT, Kharagpur
  • M.S,Computer Science, 1989, University of Maryland College Park, USA
  • PhD, Computer Science, 1992, University of Maryland College Park, USA


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • ACM President's Award, 2013
  • Best paper. Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization. 2010
  • CUDA Fellow in recognition of contributions to GPGPU by Nvidia Corporation. 2008
  • Best applications paper. International Conference on Multi-sensor Fusion and Integration. 1996.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2016

Year of Birth: 1963