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Souvik Dhara (M Stat 2014), who was awarded PhD with distinction at the Eindhoven University of Technology last year, has been awarded the Stieltjes Prize for the best mathematics PhD thesis of 2018 in the Netherlands. Souvik, now a Schramm postdoctoral fellow at MIT Mathematics and Microsoft Research Lab New England, defended his thesis entitled "Critical percolation on random networks with prescribed degrees" under the supervision of Remco vander Hofstad and Johan van Leeuwaarden.
Prof. Partha Pratim Majumder, Emeritus Professor of the Institute, has taken over as President of the Indian Academy of Sciences for the triennium 2019-2021
Prof. Sushmita Mitra of Machine Intelligence Unit of the Institute has been elected a Fellow of INSA for 2019
Dr. Parthanil Roy, Associate Professor of the Stat-Math Unit, Bangalore, has been awarded SwarnaJayanti Fellowship for the year 2017-2018
Prof. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay was appointed member of Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC), August 2018
Professor Amartya Kumar Dutta, Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit (SMU), Kolkata has been awarded the first Prof. Satish Bhatnagar Award for the best paper in history of mathematics given by the Indian Mathematical Society (2018)
Professor Amartya Kumar Dutta, Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit (SMU), Kolkata has been awarded the INSA Best Teachers Award (2018)
Professor Ritabrata Munshi, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been awarded 2018 Ramanujan Award.
Professor Anil K. Ghosh, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been awarded 2017 C.R. Rao Award by Ministry of Statistics & PI presented during the 29 June 2018 function.
Professor Sankar K. Pal, Former Director and Distinguished Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute and currently Raja Ramanna Fellow selected for the INSA Distinguished Professorship, 2018.
Professor Sushmita Mitra, Machine Intelligence Unit selected as INAE Chair Professor, 2018.
A team from ISI comprising Ranjan Mondal, Sanchayan Santra and Bhabatosh Chanda will be awarded the "5th Place Award in NTIRE 2018 Challenge on Image Dehazing" at NTIRE 2018 workshop. This award carries a cash award.
A recently published report on top 10 machine learning researchers in India lists four from the Indian Statistical Institute.
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The Institute is happy to note that a discussion paper published by NITI Aayog on "National Strategy for AI" mentions that a Centre of Research Excellence (CORE) should be set up in, among other institutions, ISI as well. (See page 56)
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Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash, Linguistic Research Unit, has been awarded the British Academy fellowship of 2018. It is one of the most prestigious and coveted international fellowships awarded to scholars of humanities and social sciences in the world.
Prof. B S Daya Sagar of Systems Science and Informatics Unit will be awarded with the IAMG Certificate of Appreciation. The award will be given at the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) Golden Anniversary to be held at the Olomouc, Czech Republic during 4-7 September 2018.
Prof. Debasis Mishra of Economics and Planning Unit has been awarded the 2016 Mahalanobis Memorial Medal of the Indian Econometric Society
Dr. Souvik Roy of Economic Research Unit has been awarded the 2016 MJ Manohar Rao Award of the Indian Econometric Society
Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, has been selected for the TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences, 2017
Professor Arunava Sen, Planning Unit, has been selected for the TWAS-Siwei Cheng Prize in Economic Sciences, 2017.
Dr. Hari Charan Behera is elected a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
The Infosys Prize 2017 in Engineering and Computer Science is awarded to Prof. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay for her scholarly record in algorithmic optimization and for its significant impact on biological data analysis. Her discoveries include a genetic marker for breast cancer, determination of co-occurrence of HIV and cancers and the role of white cells in Alzheimers disease
The Infosys Prize 2017 in Mathematics is awarded to Prof. Ritabrata Munshi for his outstanding contributions to analytic aspects of number theory. Besides ingenious contributions to the Diophantine problem, he has established important estimates known as sub-convexity bounds for a large class of L-functions with methods that are powerful and original
The paper titled "Principal Subspace Updation for Integrative Clustering of Multimodal Omics Data" by Ms. Aparajita Khan and Dr. Pradipta Maji (Machine Intelligence Unit) was selected for the Best Paper Presentation in the Third International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Networks, KIIT, Bhubaneshwar, 28th October 2017
Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, Indian Statistical Institute, has been honoured with a Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Kharagpur in the 63rd Convocation of the Institute held on August 5 and 6, 2017.
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Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious Lakshmipat Singhania - IIM Lucknow National Leadership Awards 2016-17, as YOUNG LEADER in the SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY category
Prof. Debasis Misra, Economics and Planning Unit, ISI Delhi has won the prestigious Social Choice and Welfare Prize for 2018.
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Dr. Neena Gupta has been selected for the BM Birla Science Prize in Mathematics in 2017.
Dr. Yogeshwaran Dhandapani, Statistics and Mathematics Unit, Bangalore Centre has been selected for the INSA Young Scientist award 2017.
Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, ISI has received the J.C. Bose Fellowship in November 2016.
Mr. Abhirup Banerjee, Research Scholar in CCSD working in MIU received the Young Scientist award of the Indian Science Congress, 2017 in the Section Information and Communication Science and Technology (including Computer Sciences)
Professor B.V. Rajarama Bhat of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Bangalore has been awarded the prestigious J.C. Bose Fellowship,November 2016
Professor Ritabrata Munshi, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, 2017
Professor Sushmita Mitra of Machine Intelligence Unit of the Institute has been selected as a Fellow of IAPR
Jiban K. Pal, Library Documentation & Information Science Division, Kolkata has been conferred with the prestigious InfoShare Award for 2015-2016 by the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), USA.
Jiban K. Pal, Library Documentation & Information Science Division, Kolkata has received a Record of Distinguished Service in appreciation of his contributions to Databib World Repository, Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2), sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), USA.
Dr. Jaydeb Sarkar, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Bangalore Centre has won the NASI Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2016 in the Mathematics category.
Dr. Antar Bandyopadhyay, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Delhi Centre has been selected for the IISA 2016 Young Researcher Award in the Theory category.
Dr. Rajat Subhra Hazra, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has received the INSA young scientist award for the year 2016.
Professor Debashish Goswami of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been awarded the prestigious J.C. Bose Fellowship in the year 2016.
Dr. Yogeshwaran Dhandapani of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Bangalore Centre of the Institute has been selected for Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences
The Institute congratulates Prof. Probal Dasgupta for his election as President of the Akademio de Esperanto, the international body that monitors and guides the development of Esperanto as a language, for the term 2016-19.
Masters of Technology (Computer Science) second year students [Swarnendu Chakraborty and Debjyoti Paul] participated in the IKDD CODS 2016 Data Challenge and secured SECOND position among the five teams short listed from all over India
Professor Debashish Goswami of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been elected the Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2015).
Dr. Neena Gupta of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been awarded the first Professor A. K. Agarwal Award for best publication by the Indian Mathematical Society (2015).
Dr. Neena Gupta of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been selected for the SwarnaJayanti fellowship of DST for the year 2014-15.
Professor Rajendra Bhatia of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Delhi Centre has been selected for the prestigious Hans Schneider Prize in Linear Algebra, 2016. The Prize is awarded by the International Linear Algebra Society for research, contributions, and achievements at the highest level of Linear Algebra.
Dr. Krishanu Maulik of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has been selected for the Young Researcher Award 2015 of the International Indian Statistical Association in the Theory track.
Mr. K. Ramachandra Murthy, Research Associate of the Machine Intelligence Unit has won the first prize for the work "Moments Discriminant Analysis for Supervised Dimensionality Reduction" in the Fifth Institute of Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) Doctoral Colloquium held on December 10-11, 2015.
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Prof. Devika P. Madalli and Dr. Biswanath Dutta of Documentation Research and Training Centre, ISI, Bangalore received (along with co-author Prof. M P Satija) the Best Paper award in the prestigious journal Knowledge Organization of the International Society for Knowledge Organization for 2014-15 (Modes of Growth of Subjects, Knowledge Organization, vol. 41 no. 3: 195-204)
Dr. Chetan Ghate of Economics & Planning Unit, Delhi Centre has been awarded the prestigious Mahalanobis Memorial Medal (MMM), for the year 2014, by the Indian Econometric Society.
Professor B.V. Rajarama Bhat of Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Bangalore Centre of the Institute has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, with effect from January 01, 2016.
Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, Indian Statistical Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, with effect from January 01, 2016.
Prof. Ritabrata Munshi, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize in Mathematical Sciences, 2015.
Dr. Swagatam Das, Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit, Kolkata has been selected as a winner of the Thomson Reuters (TR) Research Excellence India Citation Award 2015 in Engineering and Computer Sciences.
Professor Nikhil Ranjan Pal, Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit, Kolkata has received the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Fuzzy Systems Pioneer award
Dr. Jyotishman Bhowmick, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Kolkata has received the INSA Young Scientist Medals 2015
Dr. Tanvi Jain, Statistics & Mathematics Unit, Delhi Centre has received the INSA Young Scientist Medals 2015
Associate Scientist A Tapas Basu, Repro and Photo Unit has received the following International Award on Photography
FIAP Bronze Medal from 14th-PSI-International-Print/Digital-Salon 2015
FIAP Honor Mention from 61st Singapore International Photography Award 2014
Certificate of merit from 47th HOWRAH COLOUR SALON 2015
Associate Scientist Mr. Tapas Basu, Repro and Photo Unit has received following International Honour and Award on Photography
Honorary Fellow ICS (HON.FICS) of Image Colleague Society Int. USA (May, 2016)
For The Outstanding Contribution in International Art Photography. (CYPRUS) (July, 2016)
ICS Gold Medal (USA) 2015, Title of the photograph “Flood”
IUP Silver Medal (China ) Title of the photograph “Demand”
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