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Dr. Amlan Chakrabarti

Professor and Director,

A.K. Chowdhury School of Information Technology University of Calcutta.


I am at present, serving as the Head IT and Technology Innovation Cell, Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal. I am also a Full Professor in the A.K.Choudhury School of Information Technology at the University of Calcutta and the former Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology (2016-2019) of my University. I am an M.Tech. from the University of Calcutta and did Doctoral research in Quantum Computing Architectural Synthesis from the same University in association with ISI, Kolkata. I was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the School of Engineering, Princeton University, USA during 2011-2012. He has almost 20 years of experience in Engineering Education and Research. I am the recipient of multiple prestigious awards to name a few, DST BOYSCAST award in Engineering Science (2011), INSA Visiting Faculty Fellowship (2014), JSPS Invitation Research Award (2016) from Japan, Erasmus Mundus Leaders Award from the European Union (2017), Hamied Visiting Professorship from University of Cambridge, UK (2018) and Siksha Ratna Award by Dept. of Higher Education Govt. of West Bengal (2018).
My key contributions in research lie in the domains of Machine learning, Computer Vision, Cyberphysical Systems, Reconfigurable Computing, and Quantum Computing. I have received multiple project grants in the areas of Security in Cyber-physical Systems, IoT, Embedded System Design, VLSI Design, Quantum Computing, Computer Vision and Data Science from various national and international agencies and corporates. I was the Principal Investigator of the Centre of Excellence in Systems Biology and Biomedical Engineering, the University of Calcutta funded by MHRD under TEQIP-III funding during 2013-2017. I have published around 190 research papers in referred journals and conferences. To date, I have graduated 16 Ph.D. students.
I have contributed to various leadership roles at my University as well as at the State Government Level to promote Academic Excellence and Innovation.
I am a Sr. Member of IEEE and ACM, IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor (2020-2022), Distinguished Speaker of ACM (2017-2020) and Vice President of Society for Data Science. My editorial role comprises of Series Editorship of Springer Transactions on Computer Systems and Networks, Assoc. Editorship of Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering and G. Editorship of Springer Journal of Applied Sciences.
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/caluniv.ac.in/amlanc-org/