R&D Projects

1. Post-Disaster Situation Analysis and Resource Management Using Delay-Tolerant Peer-to-Peer Wireless Networks
Duration: September 2013 – December 2018 (ongoing)
Role: Co-PI (from IIEST Shibpur) (PI: Professor Sipra DasBit, Department of CST, IIEST Shibpur)
Funding agency: ITRA, Media Labs Asia and DEITY, Government of India
Funding amount: 58.66 Lakhs INR


2. Utilising Social Media for Disaster Relief: Linguistic Analysis and Matching of Resource Requests and Offers on Twitter
Duration: June 2017 – May 2018 (completed)
Role: PI
Funding agency: Microsoft Research India
Funding amount: 7.01 Lakhs INR


3. Utilising Online Social Media for Understanding and Countering Disease Outbreak
Duration: July 2017 – July 2019 (ongoing)
Role: PI (jointly with Professor Niloy Ganguly, Department of CSE, IIT Kharagpur)
Funding agency: Accenture Corporation
Funding amount: 16.07 Lakhs INR


4. Building Healthcare Informatics Systems Utilising Web Data
Duration: April 2018 – March 2021 (ongoing)
Role: PI (jointly with Dr. Arnab Jana, C-USE, IIT Bombay)
Funding agency: DST, Government of India (under ICPS-EDA scheme)
Funding amount: 20.76 Lakhs INR (for IITKGP) [Overall: 43.54 Lakhs INR]


5. Building Information Systems for Emergency Relief and Preparedness
Duration: April 2018 – March 2021 (ongoing)
Role: PI
Funding agency: SRIC, IIT Kharagpur (under ISIRD scheme for young faculties)
Funding amount: 27.40 Lakhs INR