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Phone: 
+91 (033) 2575 3304
Address: 
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata - 700 108, West Bengal, INDIA

Fellow
Bandyopadhyay
Sanghamitra
Current position: 
Director and Professor
Current nationality: 
India
Current residence: 
India
Affiliation/Institution: 
Indian Statistical Institute
Biodata: 
Bandyopadhyay completed her BTech and MTech in Computer Science from Calcutta University and IIT Kharagpur, respectively. She joined the Indian Statistical Institute as a faculty member after completing her PhD from the same Institute. She is currently the Director of the Institute. Her areas of research interest include computational biology and Bioinformatics, soft and evolutionary computation, data mining and machine learning, where she has published more than 325 research articles in journals, conferences and edited volumes. She has published six authored/edited books from publishers like Springer, World Scientific and Wiley. She has worked in and delivered invited lectures in various Universities and Institutes world-wide. She has received several awards and fellowships, including the Bhatnagar Prize, Infosys award, TWAS Prize, DBT National Women Bioscientist Award (Young), INAE Silver Jubilee Prize, Young scientist/engineer medals of INSA, INAE and Science Congress, JC Bose Fellowship, Swarnajayanti Fellowship and Humboldt Fellowship. She is currently a member of the Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council of the Prime Minister of India.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
7 - Affordable and clean energy
Keywords: 
Computer Science, Computational Biology, Evolutionary Computing, Multiobjective Optimization, Machine Learning
Elected
2020
Place of Birth: 
Howrah, West Bengal
Country of birth: 
India
Section:
06-Engineering Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences (2018)
Last updated on 31/07/2020