Administration | International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore T K Srikanth | International Institute of Information Technology, Banglore

T K Srikanth

Professor & Faculty-in-charge Computing



  • Ph.D. (Cornell University)

Dr. Srikanth obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1986, and has a B.Tech (Mech. Eng) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has over 28 years of experience in the software industry.

Prior to joining IIITB, he was at Sasken Communication Technologies, where he handled business, technology and product management roles, and lead various product and R&D initiatives, especially around wireless and multimedia technologies and mobility. Earlier, he co-founded and lead software development for a startup in the US, focusing on geometric modelling with applications in mechanical design and geo-sciences. 

Research Interests

  • Mobile and cloud applications, Geometric modeling and graphics, 3D printing, Distributed computing,

Selected Publications

1. Optimal Clock Synchronization, T. K. Srikanth and Sam Toueg, Journal of the AC), July 1987  

2. Simulating authenticated broadcasts to derive simple fault-tolerant algorithms, T. K. Srikanth and Sam Toueg, Distributed Computing, Springer Verlag, 1987 3. Fast Distributed Agreement, Sam Toueg, Ken Perry, T.K. Srikanth, SIAM Journal of Computing, 1987 4. Implementation Issues in Clock Synchronization, Micah Beck, T. K. Srikanth, Sam Toueg, Fault-Tolerant Distributed Computing, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1990 5. Efficient computation of volume fractions for multi-material cell complexes in a grid by slicing, Dibakar Sen and T. K. Srikanth, Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier, 2008