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Sankar Kumar Pal

Distinguished Scientist and Former Director

J C Bose National Fellow & INAE Chair Professor

 

 

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Indian Statistical Institute

 

Honoured with Padma Shri in Science and Engineering 2013

Award Ceremony  Part-1  &  Part-2

 

 

Forthcoming Talks:

 

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Keynote address at the 3rd International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (MAS-2014), Hainan, China, Dec 20-23, 2014.

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Convocation address at 59th Annual Convocation of Jadavpur University, 24 December 2014.

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Convocation Address at the 11th Convocation of Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandginagar, Gujrat, January 17, 2015.

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Keynote address at IEEE sponsored International Conference on " Cognitive Computing and Information Processing CCIP-2015, Noida, March 3 and 4, 2015.

 

Educational Background

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B. Sc. (Hons.) in Physics, Calcutta University, India, 1969.

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B. Tech.  in Radio Physics and Electronics, Calcutta University, India, 1972.

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M. Tech. in Radio Physics and Electronics, Calcutta University, India, 1974.

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Ph.D. in Radio Physics and Electronics, Calcutta University, India, 1978-79.   

           (Work carried out at Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta as its Research Fellow)

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Ph. D. and DIC in Electrical Engineering, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University, London, 1982

 

 

    Fellow, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Fellow, IEEE), USA.
   Fellow, The International Association for Pattern Recognition (Fellow, IAPR), USA.

   Fellow, The International Fuzzy Systems Association (Fellow, IFSA), USA.
   Fellow, Third World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS), Italy.
   Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA), India.

 

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Conferred Padma Shri in Science and Engineering 2013 (one of the country's highest civilian awards).

 

Research Interests

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Image Processing, Data Mining, Soft Computing, Fuzzy Sets and Uncertainty Analysis, Neural Nets, Genetic Algorithms,  Rough Sets, Web Intelligence and Bioinformatics.

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Founder of a National Center

Under his leadership the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India has established through its IRHPA (Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas) scheme the Center for Soft Computing Research: A National Facility at ISI. The center, the first of its kind in the country, plays a major role in the current and future IT perspective of the nation, and provides a strong base for research and training for both national and international participants with links to industries and premier institutes in India and abroad.

Contact Address

Distinguished Scientist and Former Director
Indian Statistical Institute
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road
Kolkata - 700 108, INDIA
Phone (O): (+91)(33) 2575-2040/3101
Fax : (+91)(33) 2578-3357; (+91) (33) 2578-8699
E-mail: sankar@isical.ac.in sankarpal@yahoo.com

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