Indian Institute of Information Technology

Dr. Himangshu Sarma

Assistant Professor

Office Address:

313, 2nd Floor, Academic Building
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City,
Chittoor Andhra Pradesh - 517 646, India.

Academic Qualifications


Ph.D, 2019

University of Bremen, Germany

Thesis Title: Virtual Movement from Natural Language Text

Research Areas of Interest

Human Computer Interaction, Virtual/Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Natural Language Processing.

Awards / Honours

  • Erasmus Mundus Doctoral Fellow, 2014-2016
  • AAAI HCOMP Doctoral Consortium Award


  • Computer vision algorithm for transformation of Night time Images to corresponding Day time Images; DRDO Young Scientist Laboratory – Artificial Intelligence (DYSL-AI), DRDO; Rs. 9,94,943/- ;May 2020 – May 2021;  Co-PI
  • Development of Game platform through VR and AR for School Education; SERB(SRG);  Rs. 1640720; Dec 2021-Dec 2023; PI



  • Movva, Prahitha, Hemanth Pasupuleti, and Himangshu Sarma. "A Self Learning Yoga Monitoring System Based on Pose Estimation." In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 81-91. Springer, Cham, 2022.
  • Vishawash Kumar, Sahil Gulati, Bhargab Deka, Himangshu Sarma, Teaching and Learning Crystal structures through Virtual Reality based systems, Advanced Engineering Informatics, Volume 50, 2021, 101362, ISSN 1474-0346
  • Development and Analysis of Speech Recognition Systems for Assamese Language using HTK,   Himangshu Sarma, Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma,  ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 2017
  • Updating Bayesian networks using crowds,  Himangshu Sarma, Arun B Samaddar, Robert Porzel, Jan D Smeddinck, Rainer Malaka, Neural Network World (NNW), 27.5 (2017): 529-540.
  • A Text to Animation system for Physical Exercises, Himangshu Sarma, Robert Porzel, Jan D Smeddinck, Rainer Malaka and Arun B Samaddar, The Computer Journal, Oxford University Press
  • Himangshu Sarma, Porzel, Robert; Smeddinck, Jan; Malaka, Rainer. "Towards Generating Virtual Movement from Textual Instructions: A Case Study in Quality Assessment." The Third AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-15), San Diego, USA, November 2015
  • Himangshu Sarma, Navanath Saharia, and Utpal Sharma. "Development of Assamese Speech Corpus and Automatic Transcription Using HTK." Advances in Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems. Springer International Publishing, 2014. 119-132
  • Nath, Sanghamitra, Himangshu Sarma, and Utpal Sharma. "A Preliminary Study on the VOT Patterns of the Assamese Language and Its Nalbaria Variety." Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. 542-552.



Contact Information

Address for Communication:

Room No. 313, 2nd Floor, Academic Building
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chittoor
630, Gnan Marg, Sri City, Satyavedu Mandal
Chittoor District - 517 646, Andhra Pradesh, India.