Research & Development

Current Research Interests:

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning Applications
  • Information Extraction
  • Text Mining

Sponsored Projects & Industrial Consultancy:

  • Optimization Techniques for Human Language Technology, Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF)- 2012 with Macquarie University, Australia and IIT Bombay (completed)- 4.82 Lac.
  • Development of Automated Tools using Machine Learning and Soft Computing for Information Extraction from Biomedical Domains- Centre for Advanced System Engineering, IIT PATNA- 5.9 Lac (Executed)
  • R&D Projects, Centre of Excellence for Natural Language Processing-IITP, Sponsored by Elsevier (on-going)- 213 Lac (Investigators: Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya-Lead, Dr. Asif Ekbal and Dr. Sriparna Saha)
  • R&D Projects, Shusrut: ezDI Research Lab on Health Informatics-IITP, Sponsored by ezDI (on-going) -145 Lac (Investigators: Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya-Lead, Dr. Asif Ekbal and Dr. Sriparna Saha)
  • ATL IIT AI Lab, Sponsored by Accenture Pvt. Limited-Rs. 65 Lac (Investigators: Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya-Lead, Dr. Asif Ekbal and Dr. Sriparna Saha)
  • Hindi to Indian Language to English Statistical Machine Translation, TDIL, MeiTY, Govt. of India - Consortium of 4 institutes (approved)-208 Lac (Consortium of IIT Patna, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIIT Allahabad, IIIT Hyderabad, CDAC Pune)-with Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
  • A Platform for Cross-lingual and Multilingual Event Monitoring in Indian Languages, Imprint India (approved)- 375 Lac (with IIT Kharagpur, DAICT, Au-KBC and IITB)-With Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
  • Speech based Patient Assisted System, Imprint India (approved)- 273 Lac (with IITB, IIT Madras, AIMS Delhi)- With Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
  • Joint Coordinator, three GIAN courses- 19 Lac
    • Introduction to Natural Language Processing", May 2-8, 2016 (foreign expert: Prof. Sadao Kurohashi, Kyoto University, Japan).
    • Cognitive Science for Computational Linguists", December 8-14, 2016 (foreign expert: Prof. Massimo Poesio, University of Essex, United Kingdom)
    • Multiobjective Optimization, December 15-22, 2016 (foreign expert: Prof. Carlos A. Coello Coello, Mexico)
  • Two Projects, Visvesvarya PhD scheme, DeiTY, Govt. of India.
  • Prepared 5 proposals for IIT-DAAD Masters Sandwich Programme for student exchange