Bhabani P Sinha

Professor
Advanced Computing and Microelectronics Unit
Indian Statistical Institute(ISI)
Fellow, IEEE

Office Address:
Advanced Computing and Microelectronics Unit
Indian Statistical Institute(ISI)
203, B.T.Road
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Pin - 700108

Phone: +91-33-2575-3168
Fax: 91-33-2577-3035/6630
E-mail: bhabani@isical.ac.in


Recent Research Interests :

  • Mobile Computing
  • Parallel Architectures and Algorithms
  • Cluster and Grid Computing
  • Low Power Architectures
  • Microprogramming
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Graph Algorithms
  • Interconnection Networks

    Research Funding :

  • Design and Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms, DRDO funded project, Principal Investigator, 2012-2014.
  • Compilation and Optimization of Reconfigurable Co-processors, Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR), Co-investigator (in collaboration with IRISA, France), 1999-2002.

    Honors and Awards :

  • Fellow of the IEEE, USA.
  • Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India.
  • Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India.
  • Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology.
  • Eminent Engineer Award from the Institute of Engineers, India in 2008.
  • M. K. Singal Memorial Award of the Indian Science Congress Association in 2012 (the award was handed over by Dr. Monmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minster of India) for his significant and lifetime contributions to the development of Science and Technology.
  • IETE-Ram Lal Wadha Award in 2012 from the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the areas of wireless and mobile networks.
  • Award for Faculty Excellence from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA in 2002.
  • Homi J. Bhaba Award of the University Grants Commission, India, in 1998, for outstanding contributions to Applied Sciences.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship of Germany during 1979-81, 1990-91 and 2003.
  • S. K. Mitra Memorial Award of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India in 1977 for the best research publication of the year in the Journal of IETE.
  • Gold medals from Calcutta University on the basis of securing first position in order of merit in the B. Sc. (1970) examination, first position in order of merit in the B. Tech. (1973) examination and first position in order of merit in the M. Tech. (1975) examination of Calcutta university.
  • National Scholarship on the basis of the results of the Higher Secondary Examination, 1967 of West Bengal.

    Professional Membership :

    1.   Fellow of the IEEE, USA
    2.   Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering
    3.   Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India
    4.   Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India
    5.   Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology

    Ph D Students :

    1.   Suranjan Ghosh (1988)
    2.   Krishnendu Mukhopadhyaya (1993)
    3.   Rajib K. Das (1994)
    4.   Mallika De (1995)
    5.   Prasanta K. Jana (1996)
    6.   Srabani Sen Gupta (1997)
    7.   Debasish Das (1998)
    8.   Sasthi C. Ghosh (2005)
    9.   Amitabha Sen(2010)
    10.   Goutam K. Adhya
    11.   Rabindranath Ghosh
    12.   Ansuman Bhattacharya

    Academic Activities :

  • Subject Area Editor(Algorithms), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (Elsevier) till 2011.

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, 1998-2000.

  • Keynote Speaker, International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, Tezpur, Assam, India, August 2004.

  • General Co-chair, Sixth International Conference on High - Performance Computing (HiPC '99), Sixth International Workshop on Distributed Computing (IWDC 2004).

  • General Chair, International Workshop on Mobile Computing, Tezpur, Assam, India, 2000.

  • Program Co-Chair, ADCOM (International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications) 2000 and ADCOM 2001, ITPC 2003, Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • Vice chairman (Asia), Program committee, HiPC '97.

  • Chairman, Program committee, NSTCS (National Seminar on Theoretical Computer Science), India, 1992.

  • Program Chair, NSTCS (National Seminar on Theoretical Computer Science), India, 1992.

  • Member, Steering Committee, IWDC 2000-2005, ICDCN 2006 till date.

  • Member, Program committees : IWDC 2005, HiPC '02, I-SPAN '02, ADCOMP '98, ADCOMP '97, HiPC '96, VLSI Design '94, NSTCS '94, NSTCS '93.

  • Member, Organizing committee, FSTTCS (Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science Conference), 1997.

  • Nominated Council Member of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India (2010 till date).

  • Member - Board of Academy, Viswabharati University, India; Board of Studies in Information Technology, Kalyani University, India, Board of Studies of Rastraguru Surendra Nath College, Barrackpore; India, Board of Studies of University Institute of Technology, Burdwan, India.

  • Invited as an expert member in the accreditation team of the State Technical Education Board, West Bengal, India.

  • Served as a member, Sir J. C. Bose National Science Talent Search awards committee, India.

  • Was invited as an expert member in the accreditation team of the State Technical Education Board, West Bengal, India.

  • Co-editor, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3326, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2004.

  • Co-editor, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1745, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1999.

  • Co-editor, Recent Trends in Computing and Communication, (Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications, December 16-19, 2001, Bhubaneswar, India), Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2001.

  • Co-editor, Recent Advances in Computing and Communications, (Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications, December 14-16, 2000, Cochin, India), Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2000.

  • Co-editor, Recent Trends in High Performance Computing, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 1998.

  • Editor, Proceedings, NSTCS National Seminar on Theoretical Computer Science, 1992.

  • Referee, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Parallel Computing, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Journal of Systems Architecture, Fibonacci Quarterly, Journal of IETE, India, Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, etc.

  • Referee, IWDC ('04, ‘05), AMOC (’06), INDICON ('04), I-SPAN ('02), HiPC ('95, '96), ADCOM ('00, '01, 04), ADCOMP ('97, '98), VLSI Design, ('94, '95, '96, '97, 04), Asian Test Symposium, India ('95), ICPP ('92), International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems ('97), International Symposium on Parallel Processing, India, ('89), NSTCS ('91, '92, '93 and '94).


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    Last Modified February 2008
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