Phone : 2350 0289 / 2350 1857 (Ext. 310/311) Fax : 2351 9755
Phone : 2350 0289 / 2350 1857 (Ext. 310/311) Fax : 2351 9755
This school is dedicated to
Prof. A. K. Choudhury (1923-1987)
Constructed India?s first analog Computer in 1952 using indigenous components. Started research in the emerging areas of Computer Science, Control Engineering, Switching and Automata theory, Digital Logic and Circuit Theory in the University from 1956. Founder professor in-charge of first Computer Centre in the University of Calcutta in 1970.It served whole of eastern and north-east zone and partly south zone of our country. Some of the organizations and institutes served include Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, IIM-C, Jadavpur University, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, DVC, Coal India, Positional Astronomy Center; North Eastern Hill University, Andhra University, River Research Institute, Kalyani University, Viswabharati University, Calcutta Port Trust. Founder Head of the Department of Computer Science in the University of Calcutta established in 1980. Guided about 50 PhD students who are holding top level responsible positions in institutions like IIT, IISc, ISI, JU, CU, BESU; foreign Universities like Bell Telephones (future lab), University of Ottawa (Canada), University of Texas at Arlington (U.S.A), and also in different industries in India and abroad.
Mission and Vision of the Department
• To take a pioneering role in disseminating knowledge related to Information Technology in the national context and foster international standard R&D activities through active collaboration with reputed universities, institutes and industries.
• To create a dynamic environment that helps upgrade the knowledge of students and teachers in academic, research and development fields, and make our students a better fit in related industries and academics; there by contribute for the betterment of organization and society.
• To empower the teacher community to effectively impart IT and Computer education for postgraduate courses in support of University’s mission.
• Committed to collaborate with industries to bridge the gap between industry and academia.
• Promote the advancement of knowledge in Information Technology.
• Devise curriculum that incorporates sound engineering and planning philosophies and professional practices that recognize community and national and international goals for advancement in learning.
• Disseminate timely information on research, practice and policy innovations.
• Develop and publish manuals, course material and other materials for benefit of students.
|Programme||Level of Study||Cut-off Mark at entry||Intake Capacity|
|Ph.D in Information Technology||Doctoral||as decided by the Departmental Committee|
|M.Tech in Information Technology (2 years)||P. G||All admission are in order of merit and interview. B.Tech in IT / CSE; M.Sc in Computer Sc / Computer & Information Sc (With B.Sc (H) in Computer Sc from University of Calcutta or equivalent), MCA (With Honours in Physics/ Math/ Stat/ Comp Sc/ Electronics Sc).||20|
|M.Tech. in Computer Engineering and Application (3 Yr. Part time Course for Working Professionals) :||P. G||All Admission are in order of merit in written test & interview Any Engineering Graduate, MCA and Master Degree Holder in Science has passed Mathematics at Bachelors Degree level and with basic knowledge of Computer Science.||30|
|B.Tech||U.G.||All Admission are through WBJEE.||20|
|Name||Specialization||Telephone No.||Contact Details|
|Prof. Amlan Chakrabarti
|Prof. Rituparna Chaki
Wireless Sensor Network
|Dr. Probal Sengupta||Object Oriented Design,
Formal Language & Automata,
Microprocessor & Embedded Systems,
Natural Language Processing
|Mr. Saurav Ghosh
Wireless Sensor Network.
|Dr. Soumya Sen (HOD)
|Data Warehousing and OLAP Tools, Data Analytics, Distributed Databaseemail@example.com
|Dr. Debasri Saha
VLSI Physical Design,
|Dr. Saptarsi Goswami
|Machine Learning, Data Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org
|Ms. Jayati Mandal||Reversible and Quantum Computingemail@example.com|
|Mr. Saikat Basu||Quantum Computing, Quantum fault tolerance and error firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Dibyendu Bikash Seal||Machine Learning , Computational Biologyemail@example.com|
The departmental laboratories are spread over a floor area of 1050 sq. mt (approx.). The laboratories are well equipped with basic and advanced instruments and infrastructure for the skill development of post-graduate and research students.
The key laboratories of the department are listed below:
|Embedded System and VLSI Laboratory
This laboratory has the following kits and features.
FPGA KITS(Xilinx and Altera Families).
nVIDIA GPU QUADRO(server)
DSP kits from Texas Instruments..
Rashberry Pi2-Model B
Xilinx ISE 14.4 (Integrated Software Environment).
Mentor Graphics HEP-2 Tools..
DSP code composer studio.
|Computer Vision Laboratory
The laboratory has the following kits and features :
Computer vision softwares like OpenCV 2.4.11
Dedicated Graphics Processing Units (NVIDIA Quadro 2304 core processor).
Reconfigurable Image and Video processing kits with DSP cores(Xilinx and Altera)
Mathworks and Octave softwares for media processing.
|Mobile Computing Laboratory
This Mobile Computing laboratory is good combination of simulation tools and wireless hardware tool kits. It has many expensive Laboratory instruments. Some of them are stated below:-
Universal Board [Model No. EW-UB04A] with multiple wireless networking capability conforming to some standard like zigbee, wifi, Bluetooth
Programmer and Compiler for Atmel 8-bit Micro-controller (for writing own routing data)
Sensor Board (Humidity, light, LPG)
Deployable WSN Nodes
Agilent make Spectrum Analyzer for GSM & GPRS range of signal measurement.
|Network Security Laboratory
This Network security laboratory has the following kits and features :-
|Database & Data Analytics Laboratory
This Database & Data Analytics Laboratory has the following features :-
Other undergraduate Labs
i. Programming Lab.
ii. Operating System Lab.
iii. Basic Hardware and Communication Engineering Lab.
iv. Digital Electronics and Microprocessor Lab.
The library complex caters to the needs of the students and faculty. It has maintained a good stock of text and reference books in Information Technology and allied subject. Students also have the facilities of the central journal library of the university, which maintains a continuous flow of Indian & Foreign journals of repute. It has also a good collection of journals on related subjects. It also has reprographic facilities.
Some more information about this Library as on March 31, 2008
Though this department is quite young compared to the other technology departments of the university, but the faculties and researchers of this department have shown commendable research achievements in the past 10 years. The thrust areas of research activities are listed below:
In the recent years the faculties of this department have won awards and recognition like:
Faculties have earned visiting positions in premier International Institutes like:
In the recent years the Research Scholars of this department have earned internship/visiting positions in premier International Institutes and organizations
This is the youngest amongst all the technology departments of the university First batch of M.Tech. students graduated in 2005. Still, our alumni are well placed in most of the major IT companies like
Our alumni have also earned academic positions in premier academic institutes of the country and abroad to name a few:
|Prof. Kenneth Regan University at Buffalo, The State University of New York conducing Ph.D coursework in 2016|
|Prof. Niraj K. Jha Professor , Princeton University delivering invited talk on Security issues in medical IoT|