Bikram Sengupta  Bikram Sengupta photo       

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Senior Technical Staff Member and Manager - Smarter Education
IBM Research - India, Bangalore

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I lead the Smarter Education group at IBM Research – India. We are at the forefront of developing technologies for transforming education through deep analytics and personalization in support of blended and adaptive learning. Our work provides the Research thrust to IBM’s increasing interests in Education to help build a smarter classroom and an education system for the future. We expect the transformation in Education to be amongst the key innovations that will change our lives in the next few years. To know more about our research, please explore the links on the left.

[We are looking to hire world-class researchers . Please visit the Smarter Education group for more details.]

Prior to joining Education research, I led the Services Analytics group at IBM Research – India during 2008-12. The mission of this group was to develop tools, methods and analytics that can help IBM’s services business standardize and optimize operations, adopt innovative models for global delivery, gain deep insights on delivery health and enable outcome-oriented services business. At IBM, I have also worked for some time in the area of systems management, particularly techniques and tools for application, infrastructure and process monitoring. In the past I have worked extensively on formal techniques for system analysis and design, particularly on graphical formalisms such as sequence diagrams and state-based notations.

I joined IBM Research in 2003. Prior to that, I received PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science from Stony Brook University, NY, USA, and a Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India.