ABOUT ME

Dr. Somnath Dey is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore). He is also holding the position of Head of Department of Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Indore. Earlier, he was Associate Dean Administration at IIT Indore. He received his B. Tech. degree in Information Technology from the University of Kalyani in 2004. He completed his M.S. (by research) and Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from the School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. He has published over 40 research articles (including papers in international journals, conferences and book chapters).  He is a recipient of the Young IT Professional Award (Eastern Region Level) of Computer Society of India. He is actively involved in academic and industrial collaboration for research and development. His research interest includes biometric security, image processing and pattern recognition. He has a vast experience of more than 7 years and he has served as TPC chair/member for several reputed conferences.

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Biometrics Secutity

Iris, Fingerprint, Face, Cancelable Biometrics

Biometric Master Print

Fingerprint Master Print

Image Processing

Fingerprint Image Quality Analysis

Computer Vision

Applications in Biometrics

EDUCATION

2008 - 2013

PhD

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

2005 - 2008

MS (by Research)

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

2000 - 2004

B. Tech.

University of Kalyani

AWARDS

  • Best Paper Award for the paper entitled " Cloud Audit: A Data Integrity Verification Approach for Cloud Computing”, in the 12th International conference on communication networks (ICCN 2016) on August 19-21, 2016 at Bengaluru, India
     

  • Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "Cloud Shield: Effective Solution for DDoS in Cloud” in the 8th International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS 2015)" on September, 2015 at Berkshire, United Kingdom
     

  • Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "Collaborative Approach for Data Integrity Verification in Cloud Computing" in the 2nd International Conference on Security in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SNDS-14) on March 2014 at Thiruvananthapuram, India.
     

  • Mr. Rudresh Dwivedi, one of my PhD scholars, received Third Prize in Fifth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium 2015, Hyderabad, India for the work entitled “Consistent-bit Inspired Cancelable Iris Template Generation”.
     

  • Best Paper Presentation Award for the presentation entitled “Biometric Data Indexing Using Fingerprint” in Research Scholar Day 2011, School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur.
     

  • Travel Grant from IEEE R10 to attend IEEE Region 10 Student Congress in Singapore in 2009. 

  • First Runners Up of Young IT Professional Award (National Level), awarded by Computer Society of India, New Delhi in 2008 (with Chandan Karfa)

 

  • Winner of Young IT Professional Award (Eastern Region Level), awarded by Computer Society of India, Kolkata Chapter in 2007 (with Chandan Karfa)

  • Student Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "An Efficient for Pupil Detection in Iris Images" in 15th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM 2007) in 2007