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Professor Santanu Chaudhury, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, has assumed charge as Director, IIT Jodhpur, on 10 December 2018. Professor Chaudhury holds B.Tech. (Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering) and Ph.D. (Computer Science & Engineering) Degrees from IIT Kharagpur.
Professor Chaudhury joined as Faculty Member in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, in 1992. He was Dean, Under-Graduate Studies at IIT Delhi. He has served as Director of CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, during 2016-18. Professor Chaudhury is a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus award from IIT Kharagpur.
Professor Chaudhury is a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) and National Academy of Sciences (NAS). He is a Fellow of International Association Pattern Recognition (IAPR). He was awarded the INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Medal for Young Scientists in 1993. He received ACCS-CDAC award for his research contributions in 2012.
A keen researcher and a thorough academic, Professor Chaudhury has about 300 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, 15 patents and 4 authored/edited books to his credit.
IIT Jodhpur fraternity warmly welcomes Professor Chaudhury to the Institute…!!