HSS - Students Ph.D.

Profile Picture Name and Description Discipline, Area and Research Topic Supervisor/ Co-Supervisor
Ashish Ranjan
#15191002
ashish.rs.hss15@iitbhu.ac.in
Ashish did his B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from UPTU, Lucknow and M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from NIT Patna. 
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Language Processing by Brain
Supervisor:  Dr. Anil Kumar Singh, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT (BHU). 
Co-supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar Thakur , Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Deepak Rathore
#18191501
deepak.rathore.rs.hss18@itbhu.ac.in 
Deepak did his BSC from Kanpur University, MSC from Banaras Hindu University and M. Tech from Delhi Technological University. 
Discipline: Environmental Studies /Sociology
Tentative Topic: Solid Waste Management
 
Supervisor:  Dr. Amrita Dwivedi, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Dhrub Kumar Singh
#17191001
singhdhrubkumar@gmail.com
Dhrub did his graduation in History Hons from IGNOU and, thereafter, completed his Masters and M.Phil programmes in Modern History from Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He is an Assistant Professor of History at Faculty of Social Sciences, BHU 
Discipline: History
Tentative Topic: “Science and the Nation: The Quest for Self-Reliance, 1850s-1980s”. 
Supervisor:  Prof. Kamal Sheel  Adjunct Professor 
Prabhat Ranjan Rai
#16191001
prrai.rs.hss16@itbhu.ac.in
Prabhat did his MA in Philosophy from JNU. 
Discipline: Philosophy
Tentative Topic: An Inquiry into Rationality of Scientific Theories
Supervisor:  Prof. A.K. Rai, Adjunct Professor
Co-supervisor:  Dr. Nirmalya Guha, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Prashant Priyadarshi
#17191002
prashantpriyadarshi.rs.hss17@itbhu.ac.in
Prashant did his Bachelor Degree from MLSM College, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar and Master’s Degree in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. He is a native of West Champaran, Bihar.
Discipline: Linguistics (Specialization- Computational Linguistics).
Tentative Topic: Developing a Sentence Simplifier for Hindi. 
Supervisor:  Dr. Sukhada, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Co-supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar Singh, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT (BHU).
Pratik Kumar Mahant
#18191503
pkumar.rs.hss.18@iitbhu.ac.in
Pratik did his B.A. (Hons) and M.A. in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. He is a native speaker of Bhojpuri.
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Drama in Education: Pedagogical Application in L2 Learning and Teaching
Supervisor: Dr. Sanjukta Ghosh, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Pratyusha Pramanik
#18191001
pratyushapramanik.rs.hss18@iitbhu.ac.in
Pratyusha did her graduation in English from  Bethune College, University of Calcutta and Master’s in English from Banaras Hindu University. 
Discipline: English
Tentative Topic: Textual Representations of Social Movements in post-independence Bengal.
Supervisor:  Dr. Ajit Kumar Mishra, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Ravikant Dubey
#18191002
ravikantdubey.rs.hss18@itbhu.ac.in
Ravikant did his Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences from V.B.S Purvanchal University and Master’s Degree in Environmental Science & Technology from I.E.S.D., Banaras Hindu University. 
Discipline: Environmental Studies / Sociology
Tentative Topic:Prospects of Sanitation and Solid Waste Management in Heritage city, Varanasi.

 

Supervisor:  Dr. Amrita Dwivedi, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Co-supervisor:  Prof. Prabhat Kumar Singh,  Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT (BHU).
Samapika Roy
#15191003
samapikar.rs.hss15@itbhu.ac.in
Samapika did her B.A.Hons in English Literature from University of Burdwan and M.A. in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. She is a native of Asansol, West Bengal.
Discipline: Computational Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Headline Parsing of Indian English News Domain.
Supervisor:  Dr. Sukhada,  Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU).
Co-supervisor:  Dr. Anil Kumar Singh,  Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT BHU.
Satyam Dwivedi
#15191502
satyamd.rs.hss15@iitbhu.ac.in
Satyam received degrees of BA and MA in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He is a Senior Language Engineer at Amazon. You can follow him through https://www.satyamdwivedi.com
Discipline: Computational Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Computational modelling of Abhāva for NLP application
Supervisor:  Prof. Rajaram Shukla, Adjunct Professor Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT BHU.
Co-supervisor:  Dr. Sanjukata Ghosh, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU).
Shivam Dwivedi
#18191003
shivamdwivedi.rs.hss18@iitbhu.ac.in
Shivam completed his graduation and masters in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University.. You can follow him through https://www.shivamdwivedi.com
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Annotation Assistant for SLP corpus
Supervisor:  Dr. Sanjukata Ghosh, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU).
Shubhra Apurve
#15191501
shubhraa.rs.hss15@itbhu.ac.in
Shubhra did her B.A. in English Hons. From Magadh University; Masters in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. She is currently employed at Amazon Development Centre India Pvt. Ltd. at Bangalore, as a Manager of Data Linguists. 
Discipline: Computational Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Computational Modeling of lakṣaṇā. Designing a computation tool to identify cases of lakṣaṇā in hitopadeśa and resolve them while translating to the target language.
Supervisor:  Prof. Rajaram Shukla, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT BHU.
Co-supervisor:  Dr. Sanjukata Ghosh, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU).
Sooraj S.S
# 18191004
soorajss.rs.hss18@itbhu.ac.in
Sooraj did his BA in English from Fatima Mata National College, University of Kerala and MA in English from Central University of Karnataka.
Discipline: English
Tentative Topic- Masculinity Studies in the Context of Contemporary Kerala.
Supervisor:  Dr. Kavya Krishna K.R.,  Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Ajit Kumar Mishra Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Sumit Shekhar
# 18191504
sshekhar.rs.hss18@itbhu.ac.in
Sumit completed his B.A in English Literature from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; M.A in Social Work from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; and  Masters of Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai.
Discipline: Sociology of Development
Tentative Topic: Innovation in Sanitation Sector: An Indian Scenario. 
His research critically examines how innovation can play a major role in transition to sustainable development in the sanitation sector. 
Supervisor:  Dr. Amrita Dwivedi, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
 
Vandana Dwivedi
# 16191501
vandanadwivedi.rs.hss16@iitbhu.ac.in
Vandana completed her BSC Mathematics from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth and MA in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. She is a native of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Discipline: Computational Linguistics
Tentative Topic: Automatic extraction and interpretation of complex nominals for Hindi text.
Supervisor:  Dr. Sanjukta Ghosh, Dept.  of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Veeru Rajbhar
# 15191001
veerur.rs.hss15@itbhu.ac.in Veeru completed his MA in English from Banaras Hindu University. He is a native of Uttar Pradesh
Discipline: English
Tentative Topic: Kabir Seen Through the Eyes of the People: Reception, Adaptation and Transcreation.
 
Supervisor:  Dr. Ajit Kumar Mishra, Dept.  of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU) Co-supervisor: Prof. Sanjay Kumar, Dept. of English, Faculty of Arts, BHU
Vibhanshu Verma
# 18191005
vibhanshuverma.rs.hss18@itbhu.ac.in
Vibhanshu did his graduation from University of Allahabad and Master’s from Delhi University. He is a native of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Discipline: Psychology
Tentative Topic: Role of social identity in group participation in war conflict zones and among migrants. My interest also lies in studying the impact of artificial intelligence on individual’s emotional intelligence
Supervisor:  Dr. Shail Shankar,  Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Babita Chatterjee
# 19191003
babitachatterjee.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Babita did her masters in Geography from The University of Burdwan and graduation from Raja NL Khan womens' College, WB. She is a native of Medinipur, West Bengal
Discipline: Geography
Tentative Topic: Women's Strategies for Challenges of Livelihood Crisis of Marginal Household and An Enquiry of Sustainable Way in Rural West Bengal Her research interest also lies in studying Womens’ role to improve social status.
Supervisor: Dr. Amrita Dwivedi, Dept. of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
Elham Malik
# 19191004
elhammalik.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Elham did her bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honours from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow (U.P.). Her area of interest is Macro Organizational Behaviour.
Discipline: Macro Organizational Behaviour
Tentative topic: A mindful probation into the yardsticks of applicability and success of self-management in the organizations associated with diverse sectors in the Indian context: A benchmark study
 
Supervisor: Dr. Puneet Kumar Bindlish, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Parichiti Saha
# 19191503
parichitisaha.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Parichiti has completed her graduation in B.A. Naturopathy and Yogic Science from Sri Sri University, Odisha and M.Sc. Yoga Therapy from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bengaluru, Karnataka. She is a native of Durgapur, West Bengal.
Discipline - Yoga
Tentative topic:Effect of Yogic practices on Physical and Mental health on Adolescents dwelling in Orphan homes.
Supervisor: To be allotted
 
Akanksha Yadav
# 19191001
akankshayadav.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Akanksha graduated from Patna Women's College in 2016 with a degree in Sociology. She completed a master's in Sociology(Patna University) in 2018. She is a native of Sahibganj, Jharkhand.
Discipline- Sociology.
Tentative Topic: Rights and Issues of Kinnars In India.  Her interest area lies in the life,language, culture and customs of the Hijra community in India. She is also interested in studying social problems, concerning second and third gender  in India.
Supervisor: Dr. K.V. Cybil, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Abhijeet Satsangi
# 19191501
abhijeetsatsangi.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Abhijeet has completed his graduation in English from C.M. College, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar in 2017. He did his Master’s in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 2019. He hails from Darbhanga, Bihar.
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative Topic: A comparative Syntactic analysis of the Non-finite clauses in English and Maithili languages. His interest lies in Syntax, Language Teaching, Semantics, Computational linguistics and Cognitive linguistics.
Supervisor: To be allotted
Manoj Bhandari 
# 19191502
manojbhandari.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Manoj has completed his graduation in Sanskrit grammar ( Navya Vyakarana) from Paramananda Sanskrit Gurukulam , Nepal Sanskrit University. He did his Master's ( Acharya) from Nepali Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi in 2019.
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative topic: गत्यर्थकधातूनां गतिविशेषविमर्श:  ( critical deliberations on distinct meanings of motion verbs of sanskrit)
Supervisor:To be allotted
Siddharth Chauhan
# 19191505
siddharthchauhan.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Siddharth completed his graduation in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University in 2017, He did his Master’s in Linguistics from the University of Delhi in 2019. He hails from Chhapra, Bihar.
Discipline: Linguistics   Tentative Topic: Socio-Cognitive Evaluation of English Language Textbooks of CBSE for Primary Classes.  His research interest lies in Language teaching, Neurolinguistics, Semantics and Cognitive Linguistics. Supervisor: To be allotted.
Shreya Katyayani.
# 19191007
shreyakatyayani.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Shreya did her B.A(honours) in Political science from Patna women’s college and completed her Post-Graduation from  The Department of political science,BHU.She hails from Buxar,Bihar.
Discipline: Political science
Tentative topic: Yet to be decided.
Her research interest lies in the 1.History of indentured labourers from India(the girmitiya system), 2.Diaspora studies 3.The depiction of women in cinema,advertisements and popular Fiction.
Supervisor: Dr. K.V Cybil, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Milan Chauhan 19191008
milanchauhan.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Milan completed his graduation and Masters from B.H.U in English Literature. He is a native of Varanasi.
Discipline: English
Tentative Topic: Sociolinguistic study of Kajari folk songs.
His interest lies in Postcolonial literature, folk literature, Sociolinguistics, and literary theories.
Supervisor: Dr. Swasti Mishra, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Priyanka Saraswati
# 19191005
priyankasaraswati.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in 
Priyanka completed her graduation from Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidhyala and masters from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University. She is native of  Haridwar. 
Discipline: Yogic Science
Tentative Topic: Cerebral hemodynamics mechanism of voluntary regulated breathing (pranayama) on sustained attention. 
Supervisor: Dr. Puneet Kumar Bindlish, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Puneet Pandey
# 19191009
puneetpandey.rs.hss19@iitbhu.ac.in
Puneet has done his graduation in Political Science from DDU Gorakhpur, and Master’s in Political Science from Siddhartha University, Kapilvastu.
Discipline:
Political Science

Area of Interest: Topic yet to be decided

Supervisor: Dr. Vineeta Chandra, Dept. of Humanistic Studies,  IIT (BHU).
Suman Rawat
# 19191507
sumanrawat.rs.hss19@itbhu.ac.in
Suman has completed her  graduation in science (Zoology, Botany, Anthropology) and Master’s in Anthropology from National Post Graduate College, University of Lucknow. She hails from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Discipline: Anthropology
Tentative Topic:  Maternal Morbidity and Child Care during postnatal period in rural UP

 

Supervisor: To be allotted
Pursotam Kumar
# 19191504
pursotamkumar.rs.hss19@iitbhu.ac.in
Pursotam completed his BA (Hons.) in Functional English from Bihar National College, Patna University, Bihar and MA in Linguistics from Banaras Hindu University. He is a native speaker of Magahi.
Discipline: Linguistics
Tentative Topic: A Corpus-Based Study of English-Hindi Divergence Patterns of English Phrasal Verbs.
His area of interest lies within the domain of Syntax, Semantics, Cognitive and Computational Linguistics. 
Supervisor: To be allotted.