Amey Karkare


IIT Kanpur

Dr. Amey Karkare is currently the Head of CSE department at IIT Kanpur. He completed his Ph.D. from IIT Bombay in 2009 and his B.Tech. from IIT Kanpur in 1998. His areas of interest include Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Program Analysis, Compiler Optimizations, and Functional Programming. He has more than seven years of industrial experience, most of which is in Compiler Optimizations. Dr. Karkare received the prestigious Infosys fellowship during his Ph.D. and P. K. Kelkar Young Research Fellowship at IIT Kanpur. He has been a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research, Redmond, and IIT Bombay.Last few years, his focus is on universalization of quality education. He has developed Prutor that has been used at several premier institutes in India like IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore, IIT Goa, IISER Bhopal, to name a few. He is now leading SATHEE - a portal to help aspirants to perform well in competitive exams. Dr. Karkare has also received several awards in recognition of his excellence in the use of innovation and technology to improve the quality of undergraduate teaching.