Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya [FRSA, FIET (UK), FIEI, FIETE, LFOSI, SMIEEE, SMACM, SMAAIA, SMIETI, LMCSI, LMISTE] did his Bachelors in Physics, Bachelors in Optics and Optoelectronics, and Masters in Optics and Optoelectronics from the University of Calcutta, India in 1995, 1998, and 2000 respectively. He completed his Ph.D. 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 several coveted awards including the Distinguished HoD Award and Distinguished Professor Award conferred by the Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter, India in 2017, 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 has been appointed as the ACM Distinguished Speaker for the tenure of 2018-2020. He has been inducted into the People of ACM hall of fame by ACM, the USA in 2020. He has been appointed as the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor for the tenure of 2021-2023. He has been elected as a full foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences(RANS) and the Russian Academy of Engineering (REA). He hasbeen elected a full fellow of The Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA), London, UK.
He is currently serving as the Principal of RajnagarMahavidyalaya, Rajnagar, Birbhum. He served as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Christ University, Bangalore. He servedas the Principal of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India during 2017-2019. He has also served as a Senior Research Scientist in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic (2018-2019). Prior to this, he was the Professor of Information Technology at 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 at RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India from 2011-2014. Before that, he served as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology atthe University Institute of Technology, The University of Burdwan, India from 2005-2011. He was a Lecturer in Information Technology atKalyani Government Engineering College, India during 2001-2005. He is a co-author of 6 books and the co-editor of 94books and has more than 400 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got two PCTs and 19 patents to his credit. He has been a member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences. He is the founding Chair of ICCICN 2014, ICRCICN (2015,2016, 2017, 2018), and ISSIP (2017, 2018)(Kolkata, India). He was the General Chair of several international conferences likeWCNSSP2016 (Chiang Mai, Thailand), ICACCP (2017, 2019) (Sikkim, India) and (ICICC 2018 (New Delhi, India), and ICICC 2019 (Ostrava, Czech Republic). He is the founding President of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA), Kolkata Branch. He is also the Chair of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Kolkata Chapter.
He is the Associate Editor of several reputed journals including Applied Soft Computing, IEEE Access, Evolutionary Intelligence, and IET Quantum Communications. He is the editor of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research and the founding Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Hybrid Intelligence,Inderscience. He has guest-edited several issues with several international journals. He is serving as the Series Editor of IGI Global Book Series Advances in Information Quality and Management (AIQM), De Gruyter Book Series Frontiers in Computational Intelligence (FCI), CRC Press Book Series(s) Computational Intelligence and Applications& Quantum Machine Intelligence, Wiley Book Series Intelligent Signal and Data Processing, Elsevier Book Series Hybrid Computational Intelligence for Pattern Analysis and Understanding and Springer Tracts on Human Centered Computing.
His research interests include hybrid intelligence, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, social networks,and quantum computing.
He is a life fellow of the Optical Society of India (OSI), India, a life fellow of the International Society of Research and Development (ISRD), UK, a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, a fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India and a fellow of Institution of Engineers (IEI), India. He is also a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong, and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA.
He is a life member of the Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI), Computer Society of India (CSI), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Unit for Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IUPRAI), Center for Education Growth and Research (CEGR), Integrated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), and Association of Leaders and Industries (ALI). He is a member of the 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, The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP) and The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC). He is also a certified Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Engineers (IEI), India. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong.
"Message from the Principal"
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome all the students of Rajnagar Mahavidyalaya and also take this opportunity to thank all the parents who reposed their faith on our college. This college situated in the heart of Rajnagar Block and has a historical importance in itself. Impart of this, I am extremely proud of being a part of this college. I also feel proud to acknowledge that, we have with us dedicated, highly qualified, dynamic faculty who open the doors for the students but at the same time expect them to enter it by themselves. We mould our students to be self-confident, hardworking and pragmatic such that when they enter in life after their studies, they can face various challenges with honesty and courage for a better human being. We are well known about the fact that India has a rich culture, values and heritage. Through our teaching-learning process we always try to impart all those culture and values which is an urgent need of this society. This college always tries its best to maintain the highest quality academic standard and provide the wonderful environment for studies.
I wish our students all success in their endeavors.