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** I will be joining the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in Fall 2022. There will be several positions for all levels of students available in my group to conduct exciting and state-of-the-art research and projects on machine learning for visual computing, big data visual analytics, and data science. More information coming soon! **

Soumya Dutta is a scientist in the Information Sciences group (CCS-3) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Previously, Dr. Dutta was a postdoctoral researcher at the Applied Computer Sciences group (CCS-7) at LANL from June 2018-July 2019, mentored by Dr. James Ahrens and Dr. Roxana Bujack. Dr. Dutta obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University in May 2018 where he was part of the GRAVITY research group and was supervised by Prof. Han-Wei Shen.

Dr. Dutta's current research interests include: (1) Big Data Analytics & Visualization, (2) Machine Learning for Visual Computing, (3) Statistical Techniques for Big Data, (4) HPC for Visual Computing, and (5) In Situ Analysis.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Science (M.S.) (2011-2018)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), The Ohio State University, USA

  • Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) (2005-2009)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), West Bengal University of Technology, India


-- Scientist II (Jul. 2019 - Aug 2022)

--Postdoctoral Research Associate under Dr. James Ahrens and Dr. Roxana Bujack (Jun. 2018 - Jul. 2019)

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

Graduate Research Associate (GRA) under Prof. Han-Wei Shen (Aug. 2013 - May 2018)

Independent Researcher under Prof. Madhurima Chattopadhyay (Nov. 2010-May 2011)

Undergraduate Student Researcher under Prof. Bidyut B. Chaudhuri (Dec. 2008 - Sep. 2009)