Suman Kundu

Suman Kundu

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Biography

Suman Kundu is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. He leads the research group SoNAA: Social Network Analysis and Application. The research group is part of Cognitive and Social Analytics Lab of the department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Jodhpur. Dr. Kundu received his Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University in 2017. His doctoral research work was carried out at Center for Soft Computing Research, Indian Statistical Institute between 2010 and 2015. He visited Engine group at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology in 2018-2019 for his postdoctoral research.

Dr. Kundu has more than 6 years of industrial software development experience with Zinfi Software Systems Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata. He published several articles in the area of social network analysis, granular computing, soft computing. His research interests includes social network analysis, network science, soft computing, crowd sourcing, fuzzy and rough set, and granular computing.

Interests

  • Social Network Analysis
  • Network Data Science
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Granular Computing
  • Soft Computing

Education

  • PhD in Social Network Analysis, 2017

    Center for Soft Computing Research, Indian Statistical Insitute (Degree awarded by Jadavpur University)

  • ME in Software Engineering, 2009

    Jadavpur University, Kolkata

  • BTech in Information Technology, 2005

    Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Head, Computer Center

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur

Sep 2020 – Present Jodhpur, Rajasthan
 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur

Jul 2019 – Present Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching

    • Autumn 2021: Social Network Analysis (PG)
    • Winter 2020: Algorithms for Big Data (PG)
    • Autumn 2020: Social Network Analysis (PG)
    • Spring 2020: Software Engineering (UG)
    • Fall 2019: Algorithm Design and Analysis (UG)
    • Fall 2019: Algorithms for Big Data (PG)
  • Research

 
 
 
 
 

Adiunkt

Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

Jun 2018 – Apr 2019 Wroclaw, Poland
Research on fusion and uncertainties in information diffusion
 
 
 
 
 

Consultant

Zinfi Software Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Jan 2016 – May 2018 Kolkata, India

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing Product Architecture
  • Introducing state-of-the art process and technologies
  • Advising and mentoring engineering team
 
 
 
 
 

Visiting Research Fellow

Center for Soft Computing Research, Indian Statistical Institute

Jan 2016 – Feb 2018 Kolkata, India
Postdoctoral research on link prediction
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Research Fellow

Center for Soft Computing Research, Indian Statistical Institute

Apr 2010 – Oct 2015 Kolkata, India
Doctoral research for the thesis title Granular model for Social Networks, Target Set Selection and Fuzzy-rough Community Detection
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Software Engineer

Zinfi Software Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Mar 2006 – Apr 2010 Kolkata, India

Responsibilities include:

  • Started as a trainee software developer
  • Eventually promoted to lead a team of 5-10 developers
  • Design and developed product module
  • Managing different stages of SDLC

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