Siddhartha Bhattacharyya

Professor at RCC Institute of Information Technology and Member of Scientific Research Group in Egypt

RCC Institute of Information Technology Canal South Road, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700 015, INDIA

Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya

did his Bachelors in Physics, Bachelors in Optics and Optoelectronics and Masters in Optics and Optoelectronics from University of Calcutta, India in 1995, 1998 and 2000 respectively. He completed PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2008. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta for his Masters. He is the recipient of the coveted National Award

Adarsh Vidya Saraswati Rashtriya Puraskar

for excellence in education and research in 2016. He is the recipient of the

Distinguished HoD Award

and

Distinguished Professor Award

conferred by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter, India in 2017. He is the recipient of the coveted

Bhartiya Shiksha Ratan Award

conferred

by Economic Growth Foundation, New Delhi in 2017.  He received the NACF-SCRA, India award for

Best Faculty for Research

in 2017. He received the

Honorary Doctorate Award (D. Litt.)

from The University of South America and the South East Asian Regional Computing Confederation (SEARCC) International Digital Award

ICT Educator of the Year

in 2017.

He is currently the Principal of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. In addition, he is also serving as the Professor of Computer Application and Dean (Research and Development and Academic Affairs) of the institute. Prior to this, he was the Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. He served as the Head of the Department from March, 2014 to December, 2016. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India from 2011-2014. Before that, he served as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology of University Institute of Technology, The University of Burdwan, India from 2005-2011. He was a Lecturer in Information Technology of Kalyani Government Engineering College, India during 2001-2005. He is a co-author of 4 books and the co-editor of 8 books and has more than 185 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got a PCT on intelligent colorimeter technology and five other patents. He was the convener of the AICTE-IEEE National Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (CoCoSys-09) in 2009. He was the member of the Young Researchers' Committee of the WSC 2008 Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications. He has been the member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences. He served as the Editor-In-Chief of International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) published by IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA from 17th July 2014 to 06th November 2014. He was the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICCICN 2014) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata in association with Machine Intelligence Research Labs, Gwalior and IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India in 2014. He is the Associate Editor of International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research. He is the member of the editorial board of International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology and ACCENTS Transactions on Information Security (ATIS). He is also the member of the editorial advisory board of HETC Journal of Computer Engineering and Applications. He is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of BioInfo Soft Computing since 2013. He is the Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Image Analysis and Understanding of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, B. V. He was the General Chair of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN 2015) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata in association with IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India in 2015. He was the Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on Computational Intelligence and Communications in International Journal of Computers and Applications (IJCA); Publisher: Taylor & Francis, UK in 2016. He is the Editor of International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research since January 2016. He was the General Chair of the 2016 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Network Security and Signal Processing (WCNSSP2016) held during June 26-27, 2016 at Chiang Mai, Thailand. He was the General Chair of the 2016 IEEE Second International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN 2016) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata jointly with IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India during September 23-25, 2016. He was the General Chair of the 2017 First International Symposium on Signal and Image Processing (ISSIP 2017) organized jointly by the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Engineering Science and Management, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata and held at Kolkata during November 01-02, 2017. He was also the General Chair of the 2017 IEEE Third International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN 2017) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata and held at Kolkata, India during November 03-05, 2017. He is the member of the editorial board of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, B. V. He is serving as the Series Editor of the IGI Global Book Series

Advances in Information Quality and Management (AIQM)

from January 01, 2017. He is also Series Editor of the De Gruyter Book Series

Frontiers in Computational Intelligence(FCI)

from April 27, 2017.

His research interests include soft computing, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, hybrid intelligence and quantum computing. Dr. Bhattacharyya is a fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India. He is also a senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA. He is a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, International Rough Set Society, International Association for Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), USA, International Association of Academicians, Scholars, Scientists and Engineers (IAASSE), USA, Institute of Doctors Engineers and Scientists (IDES), India and The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP). He is a life member of Computer Society of India, Optical Society of India, Indian Society for Technical Education and Center for Education Growth and Research, India.

Selected Publications:

  1. S. M. Islam, M. Banerjee, S. Bhattacharyya and S. Chakraborty, “Content-Based Image Retrieval Based on Multiple Extended Fuzzy-Rough Framework", Applied Soft Computing, vol. 57, pp. 102-117, 2017.
  2. S. Dey, S. Bhattacharyya and U. Maulik, “Efficient Quantum Inspired Meta-heuristics for Multi-level True Colour Image Thresholding," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 56, pp. 472-513, 2017.
  3. D. Konar, S. Bhattacharyya, Kalpana Sharma, Sital Sharma and Sri Raj Pradhan, “An Improved Hybrid Quantum-Inspired Genetic Algorithm (HQIGA) for Scheduling of Real-Time Task in Multiprocessor System," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 53, pp. 296-307, 2017.
  4. S. De, S. Bhattacharyya and P. Dutta, “Automatic Magnetic Resonance Image Segmentation by Fuzzy Intercluster Hostility Index Based Genetic Algorithm: An Application," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 47, pp. 669-683, 2016.
  5. H. Bhaumik, S. Bhattacharyya, Mausumi Das Nath and S. Chakraborty, “Hybrid Soft Computing Approaches to Content based Video Retrieval: A Brief Review," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 46, pp. 1008-1029, 2016.
  6. D. Konar, S. Bhattacharyya, B. K. Panigrahi and K. Nakamatsu, “A Quantum Bi-Directional Self-Organizing Neural Network (QBDSONN) Architecture For Binary Object Extraction From A Noisy Perspective," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 46, pp. 731-752, 2016.
  7. S. Dey, S. Bhattacharyya and U. Maulik, “New Quantum Inspired Meta-heuristic Techniques for Multi-level Colour Image Thresholding," vol. 46, pp. 677-702, Applied Soft Computing, 2016.
  8. S. Bhattacharyya, S. Bhattacharjee and N. K. Mondal, “A Quantum Backpropagation Multi Layer Perceptron (QBMLP) for Predicting Iron Adsorption Capacity of Calcareous Soil from Aqueous Solution," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 27, pp. 299-312, 2014.
  9. S. Bhattacharyya, P. Pal and S. Bhowmick, “Binary Image Denoising Using a Quantum Multilayer Self Organizing Neural Network," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 24, pp. 717-729, 2014.
  10. S. Dey, I. Saha, S. Bhattacharyya and U. Maulik, “Multi-level thresholding using quantum inspired meta-heuristics," Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 67, pp. 373-400, 2014.
  11. N. K. Mondal, R. Bhaumik, B. Das, P. Roy, J. K. Datta, S. Bhattacharyya and S. Bhattacharjee, “Neural network model and isotherm study for removal of phenol from aqueous solution by orange peel ash," Appl Water Sci, Springer, 2014.
  12. S. Dey, S.Bhattacharyya and U. Maulik, “Quantum inspired genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization using chaotic map model based interference for gray level image thresholding," Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, vol. 15, pp. 3857, 2014.
  13. S. De, S. Bhattacharyya and S. Chakraborty, “Color Image Segmentation Using Parallel OptiMUSIG Activation Function," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 3228 3236, 2012.
  14. S. Bhattacharyya, U. Maulik and P. Dutta, “A Parallel Bi-Directional Self Organizing Neural Network (PBDSONN) Architecture For Color Image Extraction and Segmentation," Neurocomputing, vol. 86, pp. 1-23, 2012.
  15. S. Bhattacharyya, U. Maulik and P. Dutta, “Multilevel Image Segmentation With Adaptive Image Context Based Thresholding," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 11, pp. 946-962, 2010.
  16. S. Bhattacharyya, P. Dutta and U. Maulik, “Binary object extraction using bi-directional self-organizing neural network (BDSONN) architecture with fuzzy context sensitive thresholding," International Journal of Pattern Analysis and Applications, Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 345-360, 2007.
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