Professor Jayanta Mukhopadhyay

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Areas of Interest:

Image Processing, Computer Vision, Robotics, Medical Informatics, Bio-informatics.


Image Processing, Medical Informatics, Bio-informatics

Consultancy Areas:

Image Processing, Medical Informatics.

Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Major Professional Contributions:

He developed various image and video processing algorithms for image and video compression, compressed domain analysis, color processing, gait analysis, steganography, remote sensing, object tracking, image inpainting, applications in medical imaging and healthcare, etc. He also contributed significantly in the area digital geometry. In particular, he introduced novel classes of digital distance and worked extensively on approximating Euclidean metrics by various digital distances. He pioneered the research and development of various telemedicine systems in India. Presently the telemedicine system developed by his team (iMediK) is running on a network of more than twenty Govt. Hospital in the state of Tripura..

Professional Experience:

  • Teaching and research from 1990 onwards, held positions of Lecturer, Asst. Professor and Professor at IIT Kharagpur.
  • Presently a Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kharagpur.
  • Served as Head of Compute Informatics Center from 2003 to 2007.
  • Served as Head of Computer Science and Engineering, as well as School of Information Technology from 2010 to 2013


image processing, image and video compression, color processing, gait analysis, medical imaging, telemedicine system.


Contact Information


Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering,

IIT Kharagpur -721302

Phone: 03222283484, 9732616257

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  • BTech (Hons) in Elecronics and Electrical Communication Engineering (1985), IIT Kharagpur
  • MTech in Automation and Control Engg. (1987), IIT Kharagpur
  • PhD in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering (1990), IIT Kharagpur

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • INSA Young Scientist Award (1992)
  • Humboldt Fellowship (2002)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2008

Year of Birth: 1963