Name Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay
Fields Computer Science
|Institutions Indian Statistical Institute|
Alma mater Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Indian Statistical Institute
Books Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm, Unsupervised Classification: Similarity, Classification and Learning
Similar People Sankar Kumar Pal, Bimal Roy, Kalyanmoy Deb, Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, Sangamitta
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay – Infosys Prize Laureate 2017 – Engineering and Computer Sciences
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (born 1968) is an Indian computer scientist specializing in computational biology. A professor at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, she is a Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize winner in Engineering Science for 2010. Her research is mainly in the areas of evolutionary computation, pattern recognition, machine learning and bioinformatics. Since 1 August 2015, she has been the Director of the Indian Statistical Institute, and she would oversee the functioning of all five centres of Indian Statistical Institute located at Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, and Tezpur besides several other Statistical Quality Control & Operation Research Units spread across India. She is the first woman Director of the Indian Statistical Institute.
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Education and career
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay obtained a bachelor of science in physics from Presidency College, Kolkata before obtaining another bachelor's degree (of technology) in Computer Science in 1992 from Calcutta University. She then obtained a master's degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur before pursuing a Ph. D. at the Indian Statistical Institute, obtaining it in 1998.