Soumya Dutta is a full-time scientist in the Information Sciences group (CCS-3) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Before accepting a scientist position, Dr. Dutta was a postdoctoral researcher at the Applied Computer Sciences group (CCS-7) at LANL from June 2018-July 2019, mentored by Dr. Roxana Bujack and Dr. James Ahrens. Dr. Dutta obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University in May 2018 where he was part of the GRAVITY (GRAphics & VIsualization sTudY) research group and was supervised by Prof. Han-Wei Shen. Prior to joining Ohio State, Dr. Dutta completed his B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the West Bengal University of Technology in 2009. During his undergraduate studies, Dr. Dutta worked under the supervision of Prof. Bidyut B. Chaudhuri at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, and Prof. Madhurima Chattopadhyay at Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT) from 2009-2011 to pursue research in image processing. Before coming to the United States for his doctoral studies, Dr. Dutta briefly worked at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) from Feb. 2010-July 2011 as an Assistant Systems Engineer (Trainee).

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Research Interests:

  1. Data Science & Visualization

  2. HPC for visual computing

  3. Statistical techniques for big data

  4. Machine learning for data analytics

  5. In Situ Analysis


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. ) & Master of Science (M.S.)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

The Ohio State University

2011 - 2018

Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

West Bengal University of Technology


Research & Work Experience:

Data Science at Scale Team, Information Sciences (CCS-3)

Current position:

-- Scientist II (Jul. 2019 - till date)

Past positions:

--Postdoctoral Research Associate (Jun. 2018 - Jul. 2019)

--Graduate Research Associate (Summer Intern) (May - Jul. 2015; May - Aug. 2016; May-Aug. 2017)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Graduate Research Associate (GRA) under Dr. Han-Wei Shen

GRAVITY Research Group

Aug. 2013 - May 2018

Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (AEIE) Department

Postbac. Researcher under Dr. Madhurima Chattopadhyay

Nov. 2010-May 2011

4. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Assistant Systems Engineer (Trainee)

Feb. 2010 - Jul. 2011

Undergraduate Researcher under Dr. Bidyut B. Chaudhuri

Dec. 2008 - Sep. 2009