Basabdatta Sen Bhattacharya

Current Position

Associate Professor,
Computer Science and Information Systems Department
Office Chamber: A-421, Main Building
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani,
K. K. Birla Goa Campus
NH - 17 Bypass Road, Zuarinagar
Goa 403 726, India

Office Telephone : +91 832 258 0220

Previous Position

Researcher, BIMPC1 project
SpiNNaker Team
Advanced Processor Technologies (APT) Group
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester

(1 Brain Inspired Massively Parallel Computation)
IT302, Kilburn Building
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom


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1.    PhD in Computer Science, 
       University of Manchester, UK, 2008
         Supervisor: Prof Stephen B. Furber

2.     Masters in Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication, 
        Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2002

3.     BEng Electrical, 

Overview of Professional Experience:

Teaching at:
1.     School of Engineering, University of Lincoln, UK (June 2012 - Aug 2016)
2.     Department of Computer Engineering and Applications,
        National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Odisha,  India (Aug 2002 - Aug 2004)

Postdoctoral research at:
1.     University of Ulster, Magee CampusCity of Derry, Northern Ireland, UK (Oct 2009 - Jan 2012)
2.     University of Bordeaux, France (March - June 2009)

Industrial experience as:
1.     Manager at Electronics Eng Deptt.,  Rourkela Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Ltd., India (Sep 1994 - Oct 1999)
2.     Design Engineer at Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd., Noida, India (Dec 1992 - July 1993)

Institutional Memberships:
a. Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
b. Member, Robotics and Automation Society (EMBS)
You can also find me at:
ResearchGate (may not be up to date)
Publons (evaluating contributions to peer-review)

Useful Links in Computational Neuroscience:

Previous Position

Postal Address (Office)
Engineering Hub
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Licoln LN6 7TS
United Kingdom
Tel (office):  +44(0)1522 83 7947
Mobile:        +44(0)77 28 251 481

Current Research interest: 
Biologically-inspired computational modelling towards: advanced bio-engineering and bio-technological applications; advanced understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Teaching 2015-16: 
Electrical Power and Machines, 2nd Year BEng/MEng, Mechanical Engineering
Further Mathematics for Engineers, 2nd Year BEng/MEng, Mechanical Engineering

Departmental Responsibilities: 
Module leader for EPM and FME
Organiser of Departmental Research Seminar Series (SoE-Rss)
Senior Tutor, School of Engineering