Dr Swagatam Das

Assistant Professor, Indian Statistical Institute

Areas of Interest:

Machine Learning, Optimization, Evolutionary Computing.


Non-convex and Multi-modal Optimization, Clustering, Classifier Design and Performance Analysis

Consultancy Areas:

Engineering Design Optimization, Large Scale Optimization, Deep Learning.


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Professional Experience:

  • Asst Professor, ISI Kolkata (2011 - Present)
  • Asst Professor, Jadavpur University (2009 - 2011)
  • Lecturer, Jadavpur University (2006 - 2009)


Machine Learning, Optimization.


Contact Information


Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit,
Indian Statistical Institute,
Kolkata-700 108, India.

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  • Ph. D. in Engineering, 2009
  • Masters of Engineering, 2005 (Specialization: Control Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, 2003.
  • All from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Thomson Reuters Research Excellence India Citation Award 2015.
  • INAE (Indian National Academy of Engineers) Young Engineer Award, 2012.
  • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Professional Travel Grant for attending IEEE Symposium Series in Computational Intelligence, Paris, France, 11-15 April, 2011.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation (SCI Indexed), Elsevier (2011 - Present).

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology

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Year of Birth: 1980