Saptarshi  Ghosh
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur               
Kharagpur - 721302, West Bengal, India.

saptarshi @ cse . iitkgp . ernet . 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 Department of CSE, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India with a thesis on "Online Social Network: Evolution and Search". 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 broad research interests are in Online Social Media, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, and Complex Network Analysis. To get an idea about my research, see my Google scholar profile.

  • Attended the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2017, at Redmond, USA. Thanks MSR India for the invitation!!
  • Paper accepted at the SIGIR 2017 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval: Microblog Retrieval for Post-Disaster Relief: Applying and Comparing Neural IR Models
  • Runners-up at the Microsoft Research India Summer Workshop on Artificial Social Intelligence, for the project "Utilising Social Media for Disaster Relief: Linguistic Analysis and Matching of Resource Requests and Offers on Twitter" 
  • Short paper accepted at ASONAM 2017: Identifying Post-Disaster Resource Needs and Availabilities from Microblogs.
  • Moumita's (PhD student) paper accepted at SIGIR 2017 Doctoral Consortium. Congratulations Moumita!!