Saptarshi Ghosh

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Kharagpur - 721302, West Bengal, India.


saptarshi @ cse . iitkgp . ac . in

saptarshi . ghosh @ gmail . com

Brief Bio

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. I received my PhD from the same department in 2013. I was a Humboldt Post-doctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany. I have also been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. My research interests are in Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Social network and social media analysis, Legal Data Mining, and Healthcare analytics.

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Note about internships: The Department of CSE, IIT Kharagpur has a summer internship program - you can apply here if you are interested. There is no scope for winter internship at IITKGP. I personally do not offer internships at IITKGP. Apologies for not being able to personally reply to the numerous emails about internships.


  • Full paper accepted in CIKM 2020: ZSCRGAN: A GAN-based Expectation-Maximization Model for Zero-Shot Retrieval of Images from Textual Descriptions. Congratulations Anurag !!

  • Paper accepted in ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality: An Unsupervised Normalization Algorithm for Noisy Text: A Case Study for Information Retrieval and Stance Detection. Congratulations Anurag and Shalmoli !!

  • M.Tech. thesis of Shounak Paul (joint student with Dr. Pawan Goyal) awarded Best M.Tech. Thesis of CSE Department, IITKGP. Congratulation Shounak !!

  • Accenture sponsors new project "Architecting Radically Human Processes and Applications". Thanks for the support !!

  • Our paper Identification of Rhetorical Roles of Sentences in Indian Legal Judgments awarded the JURIX 2019 Best Paper Award. Congratulations to Paheli, Shounak, Kripabandhu and Adam !! Media coverage: The Economic Times, Hindustan Times and India Today