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Current Openings

Exciting opportunities to work with us at LCS2! We have immediate positions for Research Assistant, Lexicographer, and PhD in the areas of NLP and Social Network Analysis. For more details, refer here.

Laboratory for Computational Social Systems (LCS2) is a research group led by Dr. Tanmoy Chakraborty and Dr. Md. Shad Akhtar at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-Delhi). Broad research interests of this group include Data Mining, Complex Networks, Social Computing, Natural Language Processing and Data-driven Cybersecurity.

Data Science for Fake News


  • September 20, 2021
    Dr. Md Shad Akhtar has received a grant from Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ) for conducting the first workshop on Indian Code-mixed and Low-resource Natural Language Processing (ICLrNLP).
  • September 22, 2021
    Hridoy Sankar Dutta succesfully defended his Ph.D. thesis titled Detecting and reasoning collusive activities in online media.
  • September 17, 2021
    Talk proposal accepted in Conference for Truth and Trust Online 2021: Tanmoy Chakraborty, Blackmarket-driven Collusive Attacks on Online Media Platforms.
  • September 11, 2021
    Megha Sundriyal received SIGIR student grant to attend and present her paper at CIKM’21.
  • September 10, 2021
    Paper accepted in ASONAM, 2021 Vaibhav Pulastya, Gaurav Nuti, Yash Kumar Atri and Tanmoy Chakraborty. Assessing the Quality of the Datasets by Identifying Mislabeled Samples.
  • September 09, 2021
    Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2021 Debajyoti Bera, Rameshwar Pratap, Bhisham Dev Verma, Biswadeep Sen, Tanmoy Chakraborty. QUINT: Node embedding using network hashing.
  • September 08, 2021
    LCS2 members received awards at IIIT Foundation Day 2021
    • Dean’s List of Academic Excellence: Atishay Jain, Rahul Kukreja, Ansh Kumar Sharma, Vasu Goel, Anunay Yadav, Nishant Grover, Siddharth Sadhwani, Aditya Rastogi, Yash Aggarwal, Karish Grover, Tharun Suresh, Himanshi Mathur, Tanya Gupta
    • Research Excellence Award: Dr. Tanmoy Chakraborty
  • August 31, 2021
    Paper accepted at ICDM 2021 Dhruv Sahnan, Snehil Dahiya, Vasu Goel, Anil Bandhakavi, and Tanmoy Chakraborty. Better Prevent than React: Deep Stratified Learning to Predict Hate Intensity of Twitter Reply Chains.
  • August 29, 2021
    Paper accepted at EMNLP Findings 2021 Shraman Pramanick, Shivam Sharma, Dimitar Dimitrov, Md. Shad Akhtar, Preslav Nakov and Tanmoy Chakraborty. MOMENTA: A Multimodal Framework for Detecting Harmful Memes and Their Targets.

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