Dr. Asif Ekbal

Associate Professor
Room No-410, Block-3
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
IIT Patna
Phone: +91-6115-233-8090 (Office) & +91-8521274830 (Mobile)
Email: asif@iitp.ac.in & asif.ekbal@gmail.com

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Sponsored R&D Projects

Serial No. Title of project Sponsoring Agency Grant(In millions) Status Additional Details
1 HELIOS - Hate, Hyperpartisan, and Hyperpluralism Elicitation and Observer System Wipro Ltd, India ₹4.2M (Only IITP) Ongoing Consortium of UT Austin, USA and IIIT Delhi
2 PERCURO- A holistic solution for clinical text mining Wipro Ltd, India ₹3.9M (Only IITP) Ongoing Consortium with University of Southern California, USA
3 Sevak – An Intelligent Indian Language Chatbot SERB-IMPRINT 2, Govt of India ₹9.8M Ongoing Collaboration between IITP, Wipro, and IIIT Hyderabad
4 Product Review Translation Flipkart ₹3.6M Ongoing
5 Knowledge Grounded Conversational System Accenture, India ₹2.2M Ongoing
7 Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children- AI based Tools for Women and Children Safety MHA, Govt of India ₹28.4M Ongoing With other colleauges at IIT Patna
8 Centre of Excellence for Natural Language Processing-IITP Elsevier ₹213K Ongoing With Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Dr. Sriparna Saha
9 Shusrut: ezDI Research Lab on Health Informatics-IITP ezDI ₹14.5M Completed With Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Dr. Sriparna Saha
10 Sentiment, Emotion, Sarcasm and Hate Speech Detection (SESH) CDOT ₹3.2M Completed With Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Dr. Sriparna Saha
11 CDAC-IIT Patna Digital Forensic Center with Artificial Intelligence based Knowledge Support Tools Meity, Govt. of India and Govt. of Bihar ₹40M Completed IIT Patna + CDAC Kolkata
12 Information Extraction on SMS related to LG products LGsoft Bangalore (Consultancy Project) ₹.5M Completed With Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Dr. Sriparna Saha
13 Hindi to English Machine Aided Translation in Judicial Domain TDIL, MeiTY, Govt. of India ₹20.4M Completed Consortium of CDAC Pune, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIIT Allahabad and IIT Patna on coordination.
14 A platform for Crosslingual and Multilingual Event Monitoring in Indian Languages MHRD-Meity, IMPRINT ₹8.5M (only IITP) Ongoing Consortium of IIT Patna, IIT Bombay, AU KBC, DAIICT Gandhinagar and IIT KGP on coordination.
15 Dynamic Knowledge Natural Language Generation Samsung Research ₹1.8M Completed
16 Research on Sentiment Analysis and Image Recognition Skymap Global Pvt. Limited, Singapore ₹5.1M Completed With Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Dr. Sriparna Saha
17 ATL IIT AI Lab Accenture Pvt. Limited ₹6.5M Ongoing With Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya-Lead, Dr. Asif Ekbal and Dr. Sriparna Saha
18 Optimization Techniques for Human Language Technology Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF)- 2012 ₹0.482M Completed Macquarie University, Australia and IIT Bombay
19 Development of Automated Tools using Machine Learning and Soft Computing for Information Extraction from Biomedical Domains Centre for Advanced System Engineering, IIT PATNA ₹0.59M Completed IIT Patna