Animesh Mukherjee
 

Keynote Speeches:

Language Dynamics In Social Media
Tackling Hate Speech In Online Media
In-depth Analysis of Citation Networks
Communities, Cores and Rich-Clubs in Social Networks
Fashion Analysis

Favorite Quote:

“ Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted ” – Albert Einstein

Animesh Picks:

Poor Economics - Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Guns, Germs and Steel - Jared Diamond
Surely you are joking, Mr Feynman! - Richard Feynman
The Tao of Physics - Fritjof Capra
Vedic People - Rajesh Kochhar

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

PhD, Self-Organization Speech Sound Inventories (CSE), IIT Kharagpur

Animesh Mukherjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Prior to this, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the same Department for four and a half years. Immediately before that, he was a post-doctoral researcher in the Complex Systems Lagrange Lab, ISI Foundation, Italy. He received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with a thesis on “self-organization of human speech sound inventories”. His main research interests are in applying complex system approaches (mainly complex networks and agent-based simulations) to different problems in Computer Science.

He regularly publishes in top conferences like ACM SIGKDD, ACM CIKM, ACM CSCW, ICWSM, ACL, EMNLP, COLING, ACM/IEEE JCDL and journals like PNAS, Sci Reports, ACM TKDD, ACM CACM, IEEE TKDE, IEEE JSAC, Phys. Rev, Europhysics Letters.

He regularly serves on the program committee of various top conferences like IJCAI, EMNLP, COLING, IEEE/ACM JCDL, IEEE GLOBECOM and high impact journals like PNAS, Sci. Reports, IEEE TKDE, Knowledge Based Systems, Advances in Complex Systems. He is the Technical Program Committee Chair of IEEE/ACM COMSNETS 2018 and the workshop chair of ACM COMPUTE 2017.

He also has a prolific collaboration record with collaborators from different parts of the world from both academia and industry. His work has received media attention from various agencies including MIT Tech Review, BBC, Guardian etc. He has received many notable awards including the Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (2018 - 2021), Simons Associate, ICTP, Italy (2014-2019), Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award (2017), IBM Faculty Award 2015, INSA Medal Young Scientists 2014 and INAE Young Engineering Award 2012 among many others.

Why Animesh?

Animesh regularly publishes in top conferences like ACM SIGKDD, ACM CIKM, ACM CSCW, ICWSM, ACL, EMNLP, COLING, ACM/IEEE JCDL and journals like PNAS, Sci Reports, ACM TKDD, ACM CACM, IEEE TKDE, IEEE JSAC, Phys. Rev, Europhysics Letters.

Animesh regularly serves on the program committee of various top conferences like IJCAI, EMNLP, COLING etc., and high impact journals like PNAS, Sci. Reports, IEEE TKDE etc.

He has received many notable awards including Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (2018 – 2021), Simons Associate, ICTP – Italy(2014 – 2019), etc.

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