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  • Meeting of UBA cell coordinators in IIT Delhi (September 17th). presentation. Related article on the role of higher education and the development agenda (appeared in the Economic and Political Weekly, (pdf) . Also see submission to AICTE review committee on problems in engineering education. (note) .
  • Recent GR on M&E of rural drinking water by colleges. GR (in marathi), GR (unoffical english translation),
  • CM meeting on 23rd March, 2015: concept note, CM meeting presentation and resulting GR. CMO concept note, CM's meeting presentation, GR, English version,
  • Meeting at COEP with other college representatives. coep,
  • Field visit to Parbhani District in April, 2015 to study Jal yukta Shivar villages. prabhani JYS. A more thorough analysis of Pedgaon is planned and here is the letter of authority. pdf,
  • Talk at TISS-Rajasthan-Livelihoods Workshop, Feb. 26th, 2015. link, Indrayani's M.Tech. thesis, link, and presentation link.
  • AICTE set up a committee in October 2014 to review its working and to recommend reform. My submission to the AICTE Review Committee, (note) , a brief presentation, if you dont want to read the note, (pdf) , (The ACT itself) , (The Terms of Reference of the review) . You may send in your own submissions to
  • The University and The Development Agenda, A note to define a new role for the university, October, 2014 (in EPW, March 2015). (pdf) . Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, a related program from MHRD. link. framework.
  • The TEQIP Water Workshop, A meeting of 17 institutions of Maharashtra to (i) discuss the role of the new engineer, (ii) to establish drinking water as a research area. September, 2014. (link)
  • Knowledge, Society and Global Order, Talk at the Zakir Hussain Center, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 26th September, 2014. (abstract) (presentation)
  • The Elite University-Are We Too Selective? Joint CTARA-CSE talk given at IIT Bombay on 31st January, 2014. (abstract) (working paper) (presentation) (video)
  • Market Games-an analysis of markets from a game theoretic viewpoint. (abstract) (presentation)
  • A philosophy of knowledge and practice for India as a developing nation (manuscript). (pdf) shorter version which appeared in Seminar (pdf)
  • The Technology and Development Consultancy Cell proposal (link) and its mini-governing-note (pdf)

    CTARA and development stuff

  • Presentation on Engineering, Society and Research, 3rd July and then on 14th July, 2012. pdf. and on You-tube here. Knowledge society version (12th August 2012) pdf.
  • Review of the July 2012 World Bank Urban Water Report (EPW December 2012) (pdf)
  • The "Research in Rural Development Fellowship" Concept Note (Feb. 2013) pdf and presentation pdf . pdf The MoU between CTARA and MoRD, GoI.
  • The "Development Professionals" Concept Note. pdf and presentation pdf
  • My water research page has been re-organized. link,
  • Temporary Home for Thane Drinking Water project link , a sampler pdf and a presentation intended for GoM pdf
  • CTARA Vision/Values, August 2011, IIT Bombay. and ITRA/Media-Labs Asia, New Delhi, 29th Sept. 2011
  • The M.Tech/Ph.D Admissions 2012 admissions day presentation. and welcome presentation (2011).
  • CTARA now offers projects for UGs. Details. A manual on Why and How to do TDSL is here.

    Engineering Education in IIT

  • Submission to TEQIP Gujarat on extension, curricula and R&D suited for national and regional needs (August 2013). pdf
  • Presentation on Engineering, Society and Research, 3rd July and then on 14th July, 2012. pdf
  • Opinion: Engineering R&D at the IITs and its impact on India, appeared in Current Science, June 2012, pdf
  • Head's Meeting presentation (5th Feb. 2011)
  • Institute Faculty Meeting Presentation (14th Nov. 2007)
  • Letter to graduating students (2000 batch) in department magazine.

    Mathematical Modelling (New Course)

  • 2013 description
  • official proposal to Senate
  • link

    Data Analysis and Interpretation (part I of TD604)

  • link

    Water Resources R&D

  • Part II of TD 603: Water Science
  • Various presentations on current research link, and old link: link

    Game Theory R&D

    (with B. Adsul, J. Garg and Ruta Mehta and others)

  • Exchange Markets-Strategy meets Supply-Awareness, with Ruta Mehta, In WINE 2013 pdf.
  • Rank-1 Bi-matrix Games: A Homeomorphism and a Polynomial Time Algorithm In the proceedings of STOC 2011.
  • Nash Equilibria in Fisher Market, In the proceedings of SAGT 2010.
  • A Simplex-like Algorithm for Fisher Markets.
    In the proceedings of SAGT 2010.

    IC 102: Data Interpretation and Analysis

  • Web Resources

    Course TD 608 : Development Project Formulation and Analysis

  • Lecture 1
  • Lecture 2
  • Lecture 2.5
  • Lecture 3
  • Discussion
  • A Water Story
  • Jal-Swarajya review
  • Lecture 4
  • Lecture 5
  • Lecture 6
  • Lecture 7
  • Lecture 8
  • Discussion
  • The MWRRA 2009 tariff document summary.

    CS407 Digital Signal Processing

    Check dams in Karjat Taluka

  • Presentation to CSE MTech Admissions 2010

    Some Research Papers

    Computer Aided Geometric Design and Graphics Lab

    UG joining 2003

  • Register for this semester
  • seminar allocation
  • seminar schedule
  • BTP topics
  • BTP allotments (Lap 1)
  • BTP allotments (latest)
  • BTech Students needing help with fixing PT
  • DD Students doing mini-P in summer as well

    CS207 Discrete Structures