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Subir Kumar Ghosh
Born (1953-07-14) 14 July 1953 (age 66)
Alma materTIFR
Jadavpur University
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute

Subir Kumar Ghosh was a professor of Computer Science at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai till July, 2015. Since then, he is a Professor of Computer Science at RKM Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Belur, West Bengal. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences since 1998.[1] Prof. Ghosh is a distinguished researcher in India in Algorithms, Robotics and Discrete Applied Mathematics.

Professional Career[edit]

Prof. Ghosh is an expert on visibility algorithms, robot path planning and geometric graph theory. After his Ph.D from TIFR in computational geometry in the mid 1980's, he has published around 66 papers in the fields of computational geometry, algorithms, robot path planning and graph theory, in reputed international journals and conference proceedings.[2] Besides this, he has published three comprehensive review papers in reputed journals and in a handbook. Cambridge University Press, England, has published his widely acclaimed book "Visibility Algorithms in the Plane" in 2007.[3]

Between 2008 and 2015, he also conducted twenty-two introductory workshops on graph and geometric algorithms for teachers and students (undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral) of engineering colleges and universities across India to motivate them towards algorithmic research.[4] In 2015, he initiated a new international conference on algorithms and discrete applied mathematics (CALDAM) of which he is the chair of the steering committee. He is the president of the Association for Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics.[5]


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