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Sankar Kumar Pal

Distinguished Scientist and Former Director

            

                      

 

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Indian Statistical Institute

                             

 

 Granular Neural Networks, Pattern Recognition and Bioinformatics, Springer

 

Honoured with Padma Shri in Science and Engineering 2013

Award Ceremony  Part-1  &  Part-2

 

        

Forthcoming Talks:

  •  Keynote talk at 2017 IJCRS (Int. Joint Conf. on Rough Sets) http://ijcrs2017.uwm.edu.pl/ ,  Olsztyn, Poland, July 3 - 7, 2017.
  •  2017 INSA Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Lecture at SP Pune University, July 12, 2017.
  •  Keynote talk at the NTU-India Connect program International Symposium on Computational Mathematics, Optimization and Computational Intelligence (CMOCI 2017), IIT Indore, July 17-19, 2017.

Educational Background

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

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

  •  Ph.D. in Radio Physics and Electronics, Calcutta University, India, 1978-79. (Enrolled and studied at Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta as its Ph.D. student; degree was awarded by Calcutta University)

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

Academic Honours

 

    Life Fellow, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (LFIEEE)
    Fellow, The International Association for Pattern Recognition (FIAPR)
    Fellow, The International Fuzzy Systems Association (FIFSA)
    Fellow, The International Rough Set Society (FIRSS)
    Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences: For the advancement of science in developing countries (FTWAS)

 

    Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
    Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences  (FASc)
    Fellow, The National  Academy of Sciences, India (FNASc)
    Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE)
  •  Conferred Padma Shri in Science and Engineering 2013 (one of the country's highest civilian awards).

Research Interests

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Image/Video Processing, Data Mining, Soft Computing, Granular Computing, Fuzzy-Rough Computing, Neural Nets, Web Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Social Networks and Machine-Mind Development.


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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
Center for Soft Computing Research

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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