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.

  • Proposal accepted for Microsoft Research India Summer Workshop on Artificial Social Intelligence: Utilising Social Media for Disaster Relief: Linguistic Analysis and Matching of Resource Requests and Offers on Twitter [one of only four proposals accepted]
  • Moumita's (PhD scholar) papaer accepted at SIGIR 2017 Doctoral Consortium. Congratulations Moumita !! 
  • Editing a Special Issue of Information Systems Frontiers on Exploitation of Social Media for Emergency Relief and Preparedness. Consider submitting.
  • Paper accepted at ICWSM 2017: Who Makes Trends? Understanding Demographic Biases in Crowdsourced Recommendations