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Professor of Practice and Head of the E- Health Research Centre (EHRC)


Education : Ph.D. (Cornell University)

Dr. Srikanth obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1986, and a B.Tech (Mech. Eng) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

His research interests are in the areas of mobile and internet based applications, eHealth, data privacy, Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling and 3D Printing, He is a co-convenor of the E-Health Research Center at IIITB (ehrc.iiitb.ac.in), and is actively involved in multipe collaborative research projects in healthcare, with a focus on mental health and public health. His team at EHRC has designed and developed healthcare solutions that have been deployed at the national and state levels.

Prior to joining IIITB, he had over 28 years of experience in the software industry. He was earlier 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. 

Mobile and cloud applications, ehealth, Technology for public health, Data privacy, Geometric modeling and graphics, Distributed computing

  • Shrivastava  Swapnil , Srikanth  TK , A Comprehensive Consent Management System for Electronic Health Records in the Healthcare Ecosystem , Information Security and Privacy in Smart Devices: Tools, Methods, and Applications , 2023
  • Shrivastava  Swapnil , Srikanth  T K , A Framework for Secure and Privacy Preserving Health Data Exchange across Health Information Systems using a Digital Identity System , 15th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV 2022) , 2022
  • Math  Suresh Bada , Manjunatha  Narayana , Kumar  Channaveerachari Naveen , Dinakaran  Damodaran , Gowda  Guru S , Rao  Girish N , Parthasarathy  Rajani , Raj  Divya Srikanth  TK , Gangadhar  Bangalore N , Mental Healthcare Management System (e-MANAS) to implement India's mental healthcare act, 2017: Methodological design, components, and its implications , Asian journal of psychiatry , 2021
  • Shrivastava  Swapnil , Srikanth  TK , A Dynamic Access Control Policy for Healthcare Service Delivery in Healthcare Ecosystem using Electronic Health Records , 2021 International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS) , 2021
  • TK  Srikanth , Rao  Girish N , Parthasarathy  Rajani , Raj  Divya , Math  Suresh Bada , Mehrotra  Seema , Tirthahalli  Jagadisha , Kumar  Naveen C , Sudhir  Paulomi , Jayarajan  Deepak , Leveraging technology to improve quality of mental health care in Karnataka , Companion Publication of the 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 , 2021
  • Raj  Divya , TK  Srikanth , Assisted Telemedicine Model for Rural Healthcare Ecosystem , Companion Publication of the 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 , 2021
  • Sridhar  V , Raykar  Deepti Balaji , Srikanth  TK , Evaluation of privacy policies of digital firms , Data-centric Living: Algorithms, Digitization and Regulation , 2021
  • Raykar  Deepti Balaji , Sridhar  V , Srikanth  TK , Incorporating privacy regulatory requirements in building software , Data-centric Living: Algorithms, Digitization and Regulation , 2021
  • Chanda  Prateek , Wagh  Amogh , Johnson  Jemimah A , Renghe  Swaraj , Chandramouli  Vageesh , Mathews  George , Behar  Sapna , Bhola  Poornima , Rao  Girish , Sudhir  Paulomi , MINDNOTES: A Mobile Platform to enable users to break stigma around mental health and connect with therapists , Companion Publication of the 2021 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing , 2021
  • Nandakishore  KN , Sridhar  V , Srikanth  TK , Key Quality of Service Attributes of Digital Platforms , Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems , 2020
  • Shrivastava  Swapnil , Srikanth  T K , Dileep  V S , e-Governance for healthcare service delivery in India: challenges and opportunities in security and privacy , ICEGOV 2020: 13th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance , 2020
  • Deepika  Pon , Marisetty  Sriram , Pavan  K , Vinay  CK , Srikanth  TK , Vazhayil  Vikas , Rao  Madhav , Autonomous Neuro-Navigation System for Neurosurgical Robotics , 2020 IEEE SENSORS , 2020
  • Raj  Nithin , Ramesh  Ajay , Srikanth  TK , Rao  Madhav , Live Demonstration: A tactile audio gallery for visually impaired students , 2019 IEEE SENSORS , 2019
  • Mehrotra  Seema , Sudhir  Paulomi , Rao  Girish , Thirthalli  Jagadisha , Srikanth  TK , Development and pilot testing of an internet-based self-help intervention for depression for Indian users , Behavioral Sciences , 2018
  • Mehrotra  Seema , Sudhir  Paulomi M , Kumar  SKC , Thirthalli  Jagadisha , Rao  Girish N , Srikanth  TK , Gandotra  Aditi , Profile of seekers of an internet-based self-help program for depression in India: Observations and implications , Int. J. Community Med. Public Health , 2017
  • Sen  Dibakar , Srikanth  TK , Efficient computation of volume fractions for multi-material cell complexes in a grid by slicing , Computers & Geosciences , 2008
  • Beck  Micah , Srikanth  TK , Toueg  Sam , Implementation issues in clock synchronization , Fault-Tolerant Distributed Computing , 1990
  • Srikanth  TK , Toueg  Sam , Optimal clock synchronization , Journal of the ACM (JACM) , 1987
  • Srikanth  TK , Toueg  Sam , Simulating authenticated broadcasts to derive simple fault-tolerant algorithms , Distributed Computing , 1987
  • Toueg  Sam , Perry  Kenneth J , Srikanth  TK , Fast distributed agreement , SIAM Journal on Computing , 1987
  • Srikanth  T K , Toueg  S , Optimal Clock Synchronization , PODC '85: fourth annual ACM symposium on Principles of distributed computing , 1985

Courses taught in recent semesters:

  • ESS 201 Programming II
  • DT 102 Digital Components of a Connected Society
  • CS 606 Computer Graphics
  • CS 712 Advanced Computer Graphics
  • DT 306 Privacy in the Digital Age
  • CS 837 Healthcare Application Development


Key Projects and Research topics:

  • Tele MANAS, The National Tele Mental Health Programme of India, in collaboration with NIMHANS Bangalore, and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  • eManas, Karnataka Mental Healthcare Management System, in collaboration with NIMHANS Bangalore, and Government of Karnataka National Health Mission
  • Digital psychological interventions for mental health care, in collaboration with NIMHANS and Microsoft Research
  • Digital Histopathology, in collaboration with Neuropathology Lab, NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • Data Privacy and management of healthcare data
  • Neurosurgical robotics, in collaboration with NIMHANS Bangalore