Pani Chakrapani

Professor, Math/Compt Science
Math & Computer Science

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Doctoral Work in Computer Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

M.S., Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai, India


Appleton Hall
P: 909.748.8623

Meet Pani

Chakrapani has worked in numerous areas of computer science over the past 30 years. He has published papers and articles in a variety of journals, and co-authored a chapter in the Transactions on Engineering Technologies, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2014. His current focus is on the pedagogy of computing in a rapidly changing computing environment and the study of agents in Artificial Intelligence.

Areas of Expertise

Computer Uses in Education

Artificial Intelligence

Database Design

Software Engineering

Theory of Computation

Web Design


Courses Taught

CS 110 Introduction to Programming in C++

CS 111 Data structures and Object-oriented Programming

CS 101 Introduction to Computers

CS 230 Operating Systems

Compiler Design

Theory of Computation

CS 341 Software Engineering

CS 330 Database Systems

CS 331 Artificial Intelligence

CS 340 Programming Languages (concepts)

Language Courses in Pascal, Ada, Cobol, Scheme, C and assembly languages

Systems Analysis and Design

Productivity and Information Technology

CS 450 Senior Projects Course

Directed studies in a number of fields within Computer Science and Information Systems

Courses on Indian Culture and Hinduism


Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Lecturer, School of Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Programmer, Computer Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore , India

Programmer, Computer Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India


Intentional Agents -- a Chapter in Transactions on Engineering Technologies, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2014 (with Nandan Parameswaran) DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-7236-5_18

Book Review of Querying Databases Privately: A new Approach to Private Information Retrieval (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3128) by Asonov. D., Springer Verlag, -- ACM Computing Reviews on-line, April 2006

Hands-on Approach to Using Software on a PC – Erudition Books Publishing Co. – 2001, 2002

Book Review of Automatic Algorithm Recognition and Replacement – A New Approach to Program Optimization by R Metzger and Z Wen, (MIT Press)-- ACM Computing Reviews, p 251- 252, August 2002

Review of a textbook Using C++: An Introduction to Programming (second edition) by Hennefeld, Baker and Burchard, 2001 (done at the request of the publishers Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning)

Microsoft Word 98 for the Macintosh --- the chapter of the book Doing Macintosh, McGraw- Hill College Division Series, 1998

Awards, Honors, Grants

Fellow, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS)

Elected to senior member in Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Elected to Senior member in Association for Computing Machinery(ACM)

Outstanding Teaching Award of University of Redlands, 1999

Editor of the e-Journal of ASBBS  2008 -- 2015

Editor of the Proceedings of the Annual Conferences of ASBBS 2003 – 2006

Invited Presentations

Modeling with Events from Policy Descriptions -- a paper presented at the session on Sematic, Logics, Information Extraction and AI at the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS-30) Conference, May 2017 (with Nandan Parameswaran)

Performance Analysis of an Optoelectronic Localization System for Monitoring Brain Lesioning with Proton Beams – presented at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference, June 2007 (with Fadi Shihadeh, Reinhard Schulte, Keith Schubert)

Opening Up Technological Education: The Perspective from Social Informatics – presented at the 2004 International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS -04) June 2004 (with Hamid R Ekbia)


Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery(ACM)

Senior Member, Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)