Dr.Oswald C

Dr.Oswald C

Designation: Assistant Professor  
Office Address: Room. No. 301, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NIT Tiruchy.  
Telephone (Direct) (Optional): Telephone : Extn (Optional): Mobile (Optional):  
Email (Primary): oswald@nitt.edu Email (Secondary) : oswald.mecse@gmail.com
Field(s) of Specialization: Data Mining, Computational Science for Social Good, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Human-Computer Interaction.  

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering IIIT Kottayam July 2022 September 2022
Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Feb 2021 July 2022
Assistant Professor–Senior, School of Computer Science and Engineering VIT Chennai June 2019 February 2021
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering SRM IST, Chennai June 2018 May 2019
Intern IBM India Systems & Software Lab, Bangalore Dec 2012 July 2013
Programmer Analyst Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai Dec 2009 May 2011

Academic Qualifications (From Highest Degree to High School)

Examination Board / University Year Division/ Grade Subjects
PhD Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram 2018   Computer Science and Engineering
M.Tech. Karunya University 2013 I class with Distinction Software Engineering
B.E. Anna University (Sona College of Technology) 2009 I class with Distinction Computer Science and Engineering
HSC – Govt. Improvement Scheme TN School Education Board 2005 I class with distinction Tamil, English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities within the University

Position Faculty/Department/Centre/Institution From To
Anti-Ragging Committee Squad Member CSE 17 Nov 2022 Till now

Awards, Associateships etc.

Year of Award Name of the Award Awarding Organization
2021 Research Excellence Award VIT Chennai


Year of Award Name of the Fellowship Awarding Organization From (Month/Year) To (Month/Year)
2021 Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship IIT Kanpur Feb 2021 July 2022

Details of Academic Work

  • Curriculum Development
  • Courses taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics Problem Solving and Programming (VIT) Data Structures and Algorithms (VIT) Software Quality and Reliability (VIT) Data Mining (SRM University)

  • Projects guided at Postgraduate level
  • Other contribution(s)


  1. Oswald C, M. Mohamad Fasil Ansaary, P. Raghava Ratna, An Integrated System and Method for a Touchless, Paperless Election Voting for Government and Private mode, February 05, 2021. File No. 202141003735.
  1. Oswald C, Jayapragash R, Trishit Chakraborty, Tanishq Gupta, Aditya Agrawal, SPoTA: Smart Prevention of Train Accidents, August 28, 2020. File No. 202041035035.
  2. Balasundaram A, Manas Ranjan Prusty, Inayathullah M A, Oswald C, Smart Attendance Marking System (SAMS) using Computer Vision, July 03, 2020. File No. 202041025660.

Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role)

Date (s) Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Role (Participant/ Speaker/ Chairperson, Paper presenter, Any other) Event Organized by Venue
2021 Paper Presentation International - CODS’22 Paper Presenter ACM India IIIT Bangalore, India
2017 Paper Presentation International -INDICON’17 Paper Presenter IEEE Chapter IIT Roorkee
2017 Paper Presentation International – MIKE’17 Paper Presenter IDRBT IDRBT, Hyderabad, India
2016 Paper Presentation International - INDICON’16 Paper Presenter IEEE Chapter IISc. Bangalore
2016 Paper Presentation International - ADCOM’16 Paper Presenter IEEE Chapter Bangalore, India.

Invited Talks delivered

Topic Date Inviting Organization
An Informal Introduction to Supervised and Unsupervised Learning 19-23 April, 2021 NIT Tiruchirappalli


(A) Refereed Research Journals:

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal Volume (No.) Page numbers Year Impact Factor of the Journal (Optional)
C. Oswald, Sona Elza Simon and Arnab Bhattacharya SpotSpam: Intention Analysis Driven SMS Spam Detection using BERT Embeddings ACM Transactions on the Web 16 1-27 2022  
C. Oswald & Sivaselvan, B. Text and Image Compression based on Data Mining Perspective Data Science Journal 17 1-12 2018  
C. Oswald and B. Sivaselvan Smart Multimedia Compressor – Intelligent Algorithms for Text and Image Compression The Computer Journal - 1-16 2021  
C. Oswald, Haritha, E., Akash Raja, A. and Sivaselvan An efficient and novel data clustering and run length encoding approach to image compression The Wiley - Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 33 1-16 2021  
C. Oswald and B. Sivaselvan An optimal text compression algorithm based on Frequent Pattern Mining Springer Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing 9 1-20 2017  

(B) Conferences/Workshops/Symposia Proceedings

Author(s) Title of Abstract/ Paper Title of the Proceedings Page numbers Conference Theme Venue Year
C. Oswald, Gadi Jaya Satwika and Arnab Bhattacharya Prediction of CardioVascular Disease (CVD) using Ensemble Learning Algorithms 9th ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data (CODS-COMAD) 292-293   IIIT Bangalore 2021
Biswas, Subham, Nikhil Chennu, Harsha Valveti, C. Oswald, and B. Sivaselvan Lossy Image Compression using Frequent Pattern Mining based Huffman Encoding 14th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON) 1-6   IIT Roorkee 2017
Oswald C., Ajith Kumar I., Avinash J., Sivaselvan B. A Graph-Based Frequent Sequence Mining Approach to Text Compression 5th International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration (MIKE) 371–380   IDRBD Hyderabad 2017
Kadimisetty, Avinash, C. Oswald, B. Sivaselvan, and Kadimisetty Alekhya Lossy image compression—A frequent sequence mining perspective employing efficient clustering 13th IEEE Annual India Conference (INDICON) 1-6   IISc. Bangalore 2016
Kadimisetty, Avinash, C. Oswald, and B. Sivaselvan Frequent Pattern Mining Approach to Image Compression 22nd Annual International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM) 1-6   Bangalore, India 2016