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National Science Chair, GoI
Distinguished Scientist and Former
Padma Award Ceremony
Convocation Address at Ram Krishna Mission Vivekananda Centeneray
College, Rahara, Khardaha, West Bengal 700118, September 29, 2023.
talk at the 6th Int. Conf. on Electrical Information and
Communication Technology (EICT-2023), Khulna University of
Engineering and Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh, December 7-9,
Invited talk at the 8th Int. Conf. on Computer and Devices for
Communications (CODEC-2023), Ramakrishna Mission Institute of
Culture, Golpark, Kolkata, India, December 14-16, 2023.
Keynote talk at the 8th Int. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence,
Automation and Control Technologies (AIACT 2024), Phuket, Thailand,
February 29 - March 2, 2024
B. Tech. in Radio Physics and Electronics,
Calcutta University, India, 1972.
M. Tech. in Radio Physics and Electronics,
Calcutta University, India, 1974.
Radio Physics and Electronics, Indian Statistical Institute/ 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.
Doctorate: Imperial College, London; UC, Berkeley, CA, and UMD, College
Park, MD; and NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.
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, Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (FAAIA),
Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences: For the advancement of science in
developing countries (FTWAS) Foreign
Founding Fellow, Web Intelligence Academy (FWIA)
Foreign Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts (MEASA)
National Science Academy (FNA)
National Academy of
National Academy of Engineering (FNAE)
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.
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
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.
Center for Soft
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road
Kolkata - 700 108, INDIA
Phone (O): (+91)(33) 2575-2040/3101
Fax : (+91)(33) 2578-3357; (+91) (33) 2578-8699