Dr. Sriparna Saha

Dr. Sriparna Saha received the M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, Kolkata, India, in 2005 and 2011, respectively. She is currently a Faculty Member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna, India. She is the author of a book published by Springer-Verlag. She has authored or coauthored more than 100 papers. Her current research interests include pattern recognition, multiobjective optimization and biomedical information extraction. Her h-index is 17 and total citation count of her papers is 1928 (according to Google scholar). She is also a senior member of IEEE. She is the recipient of the Lt Rashi Roy Memorial Gold Medal from the Indian Statistical Institute for outstanding performance in MTech (computer science). She is the recipient of the Google India Women in Engineering Award,2008, NASI YOUNG SCIENTIST PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARD 2016, BIRD Award 2016 and IEI Young Engineers' Award 2016. She is the recipient of Junior Humboldt Research Fellowship. She had also received India4EU fellowship of the European Union to work as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the University of Trento, Italy from September 2010-January 2011. She was also the recipient of Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia (EMMA) fellowship of the European Union to work as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Heidelberg University, Germany from September 2009-June 2010. She had visited University of Caen, France as a visiting scientist during the period October 2013, December 2013, May-July, 2014 and May-June, 2015 and University of Trento, Italy as a visiting scientist during December, 2013. She won the best paper awards in IEEE-INDICON 2015, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI 2012). One of her papers in the journal "Data and Knowledge Engineering" titled "Combining multiple classifiers using vote based classifier ensemble technique for named entity recognition" received the tag of "most downloaded article".
  • Chosen as Associate Editor of ACM Transaction on Asian Low Resource Language Information Processing (https://tallip.acm.org/).
  • Best paper award in long paper category at Clinical Natural Language Processing Workshop (CLINICAL NLP) of COLING 2016 held at Osaka, Japan in December 2016 sponsored by Philips Research.
  • BIRD Award 2016
  • Travel grant received from IAPR to attend ICPR 2016 going to be held at Mexico, December 4-9, 2016
  • Two papers accepted at ICPR 2016
  • IEI Young Engineers' Award 2015-2016, Computer Engineering Discipline
  • Best paper award in IEEE INDICON 2015
  • Senior Memer, IEEE
  • Granted Humboldt Research Fellowship.