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Professor,
Department of  
Computer Science and Engineering, 
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721 302 
Phone: +91 -3222 283484
Fax: +91 -3222-255303 , 277219 
Home: +91-3222-283485 , 277160
Email: jay@cse.iitkgp.ernet.in

Dr. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay (Mukherjee) received his B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur in 1985, 1987, and 1990, respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering at IIT, Kharagpur in 1990 and later moved to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering where he is presently a Professor. He served as the head of the Computer and Informatics Center at IIT, Kharagpur from September 2004 to July 2007. He also served as the head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the School of Information and Technology from April, 2010 to March, 2013. He was a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich in Germany for one year in 2002. He also has held short term visiting positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara, University of Southern California, and the National University of Singapore. His research interests are in image processing, pattern recognition, computer graphics, multimedia systems and medical informatics. He has published about 200research papers in journals and conference proceedings in these areas. He received the Young Scientist Award from the Indian National Science Academy in 1992. Dr. Mukherjee is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).