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Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, Indian Statistical Institute

Professor, Machine Intelligence Unit


Dr. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay did her B Tech, M Tech and Ph. D. in Computer Science from Calcutta University, IIT Kharagpur and ISI respectively. She is currently a Professor (Higher Administrative Grade) at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. She has worked in various Universities and Institutes world-wide including in USA, Australia, Germany, China,  Italy and Mexico. She has delivered invited lectures in many more countries. She has authored/co-authored more than 145 journal papers and 140 articles in international conferences and book chapters, and published six authored and edited books from publishers like Springer, World Scientific and Wiley. She has also edited journals special issues in the area of soft computing, data mining, and bioinformatics. Her research interests include computational biology and bioinformatics, soft and evolutionary computation, pattern recognition and data mining. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India (NASI) and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, and senior member of the IEEE. Sanghamitra is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma Gold Medal and also the Institute Silver Medal from IIT, Kharagpur, India, the Young Scientist Awards of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), the Young Engineer Award of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), the Swarnajayanti fellowship from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), and the Humboldt Fellowship from Germany. She has been selected as a Senior Associate of ICTP, Italy. She was awarded the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Science.

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Some Interesting Links:

Pattern Recognition

Machine Learning Repository

Bioinformatics at MB&B lab, Yale Univ.

BISC - Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining


Contact address:

                Machine Intelligence Unit
                Indian Statistical Institute
                203 B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108
                West Bengal, India

           sanghami [at] isical [dot] ac [dot] in

                91 33 2575 3114 (office)
                91 33 2646 7081 (home)

                    91 33 2578 3357
                    91 33 2577 6925