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  • Dr. Debi Prasad Das, Sr. Principal Scientist - Head 9777431311, ,


    Dr. Debi Prasad Das received the B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in physics from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India, in 1996, the M.Sc. degree in Electronics from Sambalpur University, Burla, India, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in electronics and instrumentation engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, India, in 2004. From 2003 to 2004, he was an Assistant Professor and the Head of the Department of Electronics, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar. From 2004 to 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. In April 2005, he joined the Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani, India, as a Scientist. After working there for three years, he was transferred to the Process Engineering and Instrumentation Cell, Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) India, where he has been working as Scientist (2008-2011), Senior Scientist (2011-2015) and Principal Scientist (2015-2019).  Presently he is a Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar. He is the Head of Process Engineering and Instrumentation department. He is the Nodal Scientist of the JIGYASA program of CSIR-IMMT. He is also holding an honorary position of Associate Professor of AcSIR in the faculty of Engineering Sciences from April 2014. He was a guest faculty at IIT Bhubaneswar. He has completed guidance of six PhDs and five are continuing. During 2010-2011 he visited the University of Adelaide, Australia for postdoctoral research in the area of active noise control. He also visited RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia as a postdoctoral research fellow for working in audio signal processing. His research interests include active noise control, adaptive signal processing, computationally efficient and hardware-suitable algorithms, microcontroller-based system development, image processing for the mineral industry, instrumentation, plasma spectroscopy, Machine learning, Big-Data analysis, IoT and cyber-physical systems Dr. Das was a recipient of the Orissa Young Scientists Award (2004) by Govt. of Orissa, India, CSIR Young Scientist Award (2009), by CSIR, India and BOYSCAST Fellowship (2009-10) by DST, Govt. of India, NI Engineering Impact Award 2014 (Runners-up) and AICTE-INAE Distinguished Visiting Professorship-2018. He is also selected as a Mentor of Change for Atal Tinkering Lab in 2018 by Niti Ayog, Govt. of India.