Throughout his free-wheeling career Dr. Das has donned many hats. A teacher, an entrepreneur, a father and a mentor – Dr. Das completed his BTech, MTech and PhD from IIT – KGP and joined his alma mater as a faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in 1988. In 1998, he joined Alumnus Software Ltd as a Business Development Manager. From 2001 to 2011, he worked for Interra Systems, Inc. as a Senior Director and headed its Kolkata Center. In 2011 he returned to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT-KGP and has consistently featured amongst the teachers receiving top teaching feedback from students at the Institute. Dr. Das presently heads the Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship.
His current interests include Computer Analysis of Indian Classical Dance, Human Activity Tracking, Machine Learning, Technology-Enabled Education, and Software Engineering.
Dr. Das has received several recognitions including UNESCO/ROSTSCA Young Scientist (1989), INSA Young Scientist Award (1990), Young Associate-ship of Indian Academy of Sciences (1992), UGC Young Teachers’ Career Award (1993), INAE Young Engineer Award (1996), Interra Special (Process) Recognition (2009), and Interra 10 Years’ Tenure Plaque (2011).