Director and Professor, A.K.Choudhury School of Information Technology
He is a Full Professor in the School of I.T. at the University of Calcutta. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Princeton University, USA during 2011-2012. He has almost 20 years of experience in Engineering Education and Research. He is the recipient of prestigious DST BOYSCAST fellowship award in Engg. Science (2011), JSPS Invitation Research Award (2016), Erasmus Mundus Leaders Award from EU (2017), Hamied Visiting Professorship from University of Cambridge (2018). He is an Associate Ed. of Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engg. and Guest Ed. of Springer nature Journal in Applied Sciences. He is a Sr. Member of IEEE and ACM, IEEE Comp. Society Distinguished Visitor, Distinguished Speaker of ACM, Secretary of IEEE CEDA India Chapter and Vice President of Data Science Society. His research interests are Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Reconfigurable Computing, Quantum Computing and VLSI CAD.
Founder Secretary, Society for Data Science
Dr. Neha Sharma is working with Tata Consultancy Services and is a Founder Secretary, Society for Data Science. Prior to this she has worked as Director of premier Institute of Pune, that run post-graduation courses like MCA and MBA. She is an alumnus of a premier College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneshwar and completed her PhD from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. She is a Senior IEEE member and Executive Body member of IEEE Pune Section. She is an astute academician and has organized several national and international conferences and published several research papers. She is the recipient of “Best PhD Thesis Award” and “Best Paper Presenter at International Conference Award” at National Level. She is a well-known figure among the IT circle, and well sought over for her sound knowledge and professional skills. Neha Sharma has been instrumental in integrating teaching with the current needs of the Industry and steering students towards their bright future.