I obtained my BTech, MTech and PhD degrees in 1984, 1985 and 1988 respectively from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication, IIT Kharagpur. I served as a faculty in Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur from 1988 to 1998 and guided 5 PhDs. In 1998, I moved to the Industry and served as a Business Development Manager for Alumnus Software Ltd for over two years. From 2001 to 2011, I had been engaged with Interra Systems, Inc as a Senior Director and Center Head, Kolkata. In 2011, I joined back to Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur as Professor. I have also been serving as a Visiting Professor with Institute of Radio Physics & Electronics, Calcutta University since 2003.

I received UNESCO/ROSTSCA Young Scientist (1989), INSA Young Scientist Award (1990), Young Associate-ship of Indian Academy of Sciences (1992), UGC Young Teachers’ Career Award (1993), INAE Young Engineer Award (1996), Interra 5 Years’ Tenure Plaque (2007) and Interra Special (Process) Recognition (2009). I am an active member in the VLSI community and have served as General Chair for International Conference on VLSI Design & Embedded Systems in 2005 and in various capacities for International Symposium on VLSI Design & Test in 2007, 2008 and 2012. I also works as a Review Writer for ACM Computing Surveys.

I have published over 40 technical papers in international journals in areas of Digital Geometry, Image Processing, Parallel Computing and Knowledge-based Systems. My current interests include Image Processing, Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design, Software Engineering, and Embedded Systems.

I am a member of the Association of Computing Machinery and the VLSI Society of India.
Education
Ph.D., IIT Kharagpur, 1988
MTech., IIT Kharagpur, 1986
BTech., IIT Kharagpur, 1984
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Image Processing (Human Activity Tracking)
Computer Vision
Software Engineering
Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming
Language Translation