Harkiran Kaur




Software Engineering, Cultural Computing, Intelligent Databases, Information Retrieval Systems and Machine Learning




Lecturer in Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, since December 2012. She is also performing her duties as UG Course Curriculum Coordinator for UG 1st year and 2nd year.

Academics: She has done B.Tech(CSE) with distinction. Completed her M.E. (Gold Medalist) from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology in 2012, Patiala and pursuing Ph. D from Punjabi University, Patiala. She had been awarded PG Scholarship and teaching assistantship at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala during Master of Engineering.

She had developed Project “Cheques Drawn Reconciliation” (Front End - ASP.NET, C#. NET and Back End Oracle 9i) in Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (H.O.) O/O SE/IT Patiala. She has also attended a number of workshops and faculty development programmes.

Research profile: She has guided three (05) M.E. Candidates and currently guiding one M.E. Candidate. She has guided 3 B.Tech students/groups for the research projects. She is mentoring UG student groups for developing Capstone Projects. She has her contribution in research papers published in international journals, national and international level conferences.

Research Projects

 Text Analytics of web posts’ comments using sentiment analysis (Research paper for the project implementation published in International Conference and Workshop on Computing and Communication (IEMCON 2015) IEEE 2015)

  Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Member of Editorial Board of STM Journals
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Core Research in Communication Engineering
  • Reviewer in ASTES Journal

Awards and Honours

Have been awarded the University Medal for securing the highest C.G.P.A. in ME(SE) in June 2012 from Thapar University, Patiala.

 Description of Research Interests

Cultural Computing, Intelligent Databases, Information Retrieval Systems and Machine Learning