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Amit Kumar Das

Senior Research Scientist, Data Science Lab, AKCSIT, University of Calcutta

Assistant Professor - Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Engineering & Management

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Amit is a seasoned industry practitioner turned to a full-time academician. Before joining academics, he has spent 18+ years in the IT industry in large companies namely Tata Consultancy Services and Cognizant Technology Solutions. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering of Institute of Engineering & Management (IEM). Apart from teaching, he is actively pursuing research in the domain of Computer Vision in the capacity of Senior Research Scientist at Data Science Lab, A.K. Choudhury School of IT, University of Calcutta. He is also a Data Science Evangelist at Rebaca Technologies.

Amit has done Ph.D. at the University of Calcutta in the area of machine learning and M. Tech. from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. Before that, he did graduation in Electrical Engineering from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur (currently known as IIEST). He has done specialization in Data Science, Deep Learning and Tensorflow. Amit has authored 20 + Journal, conference articles and book chapters. He has also written two text books for the under-graduate students - one on Machine Learning and the other on Big Data published by Pearson. He also has been a regular speaker in the area of data analytics and machine learning. He is also a reviewer in multiple journals (both SCI and IEEE Transactions).