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 an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India. She is the author of a book published by Springer-Verlag. She has authored or coauthored more than 260 papers. Her current research interests include deep learning, natural language processing, machine learning, information extraction, text mining, bioinformatics and multiobjective optimization. Her h-index is 27 and total citation count of her papers is 4541 (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, IEI Young Engineers' Award 2016, SERB WOMEN IN EXCELLENCE AWARD 2018 and SERB Early Career Research Award 2018. She is the recipient of DUO-India fellowship 2020, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM) Women Overseas Fellowship program 2018 and CNRS 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; University of Mainz, Germany as a visiting scientist from April-September 2016, April-August 2017; University of Kyoto, Japan as a visiting professor from June-July 2018. She won the best paper awards in CLINICAL-NLP workshop of COLING 2016, IEEE-INDICON 2015, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI 2012).
  • Name is included in the list of eight leading women scientists in the area of AI in India published by INDIAai which is the National AI Portal of India - a central hub for everything AI in India and beyond (), a joint initiative of MeitY, NeGD and NASSCOM, the website aims to be the trusted content powerhouse in the backdrop of India's journey to global prominence in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Selected as editorial board member of IEEE Internet Computing (https://www.computer.org/csdl/magazine/ic). This is one of the top magazines in the area of Internet technologies (ICs 2019 impact factor is 4.231 - 2-year Impact Factor = 5.277 - H-index = 103);
  • Selected as Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (impact factor: 3.015). This is one of the top journals in the field of bioinformatics;
  • Selected as Associate Editor of Expert Systems with Applications (impact factor: 5.452, h5-index: 111).
  • Name is included in the list of top 2% of scientists of their main subfield discipline (Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing), across those that have published at least five papers ( a survey conducted by Stanford University ; Table 7