School of Computer Science & Engineering

School of Computer Science & Engineering (SoCSE)

Welcome to the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SoCSE)!

SoCSE was established in the year 2020. SoCSE offers Ph.D and master degree programmes. Our thematic research areas include theoretical computer science, computational intelligence, and systems & networks.  We train the next generation of scientists and engineers and inspire them to pursue their research. We aim to deliver quality learning, teaching and research to benefit our students, academics and society.


To become a world-leading center of advanced learning, research and development, and societal outreach in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.


To provide an enriching scholastic environment that nurtures innovative and effective ways of knowledge creation, dissemination and application to facilitate world-class education and cutting edge research in the field of Computer Science and Engineering and thereby  contributing to the society nationally and globally.


  • SoCSE targets to focus its activities in the following dimensions:
  • World class research and academics with national and international collaborations.
  • Nurturing globally competent and socially responsible talent pool through academic programmes.
  • Commercialization of research outcomes through consultancy, collaborative new business initiatives and promotion of entrepreneurship.
  • Creating an inclusive and collaborative environment to foster local, sustainable and globally relevant knowledge and expertise.

The School will focus on the broad areas of theoretical computer science, computational intelligence, and systems & networks.

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Thematic Area

  • Theoretical Computer Science
    • Algorithms
    • Automated Theorem Proving
    • Computational Complexity
    • Cryptography
    • Formal Methods
    • Game Theory
    • Graph Theory
    • Mathematics for Computer Science
    • Optimization
    • Quantum Computing
  • Computational Intelligence
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Computer Vision
    • Machine Learning
    • Natural Language Processing
  • Systems & Networks
    • Computer Architecture
    • Cyber Physical Systems
    • Networked Systems
    • Security, Privacy and Trust
    • System Software
      • Operating Systems, Compiler Design
    • Software Engineering
    • Data Engineering
      • Database Systems, Big Data, Blockchain
    • Ubiquitous Computing

SoCSE Faculties

Asharaf S, Ph D

Dean (Research & Development), Professor
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Elizabeth Sherly, Ph D

Dean (Academic), Professor (HAG) & Director IIITM-K
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The extraordinary energy of our talented community propels our work forward. Though our areas of expertise vary, we find shared purpose in our mission to “create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.”

It means bringing together the most brilliant and creative minds to collaborate in ways that only we can, serving as an incubator for research and a driver for compassionate innovation.

Not only does Kerala Digital University provide you the practical skills that is necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon your graduation, but we also make sure that you will have a good sense of social justice so that you make the transition responsibly.

The school will focus on STEM education. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is a broad term used to group together these academic disciplines.