West Bengal
State University

(Barasat, North 24 Parganas)
  • admin@wbsu.ac.in
  • 033 2524 1976
  • Berunanpukuria, P.O. Malikapur, Barasat,
    North 24 Parganas, WB, PIN 700126

Department of Computer Science

About the department: The Department of Computer Science started to function from the inception of the University in 2008. It is one of the youngest P.G. departments in India. The department is equipped with good computer facility with open source software and Operating System and connected via wireless. From inception, the main objective of the department remains to provide quality education and create employable human resource in Computer Science by appointing eminent guest faculties from different renowned Universities and Institutions like ISI, CU, JU, WBUT etc. The department offers specialization courses and provides state-of-the-art problem oriented projects in the final year of the P.G. course. At present, along with P.G. course the department offers PhD in Science programs. Till now 32 passed out students are either employed or doing higher studies in different prestigious University & institutions including Calcutta University, ISM Dhanbad etc. Currently it has 35 students pursuing their M.Sc. and 18 PhD scholars.

 

Computing Facility: The department provides sufficient number of Computers for each PG student and researchers so that students can get hands-on experience in the practical areas. The center is equipped with 23 desktop PC (i3-13, i7-10) all loaded with open licensed operating system and connected via Wireless network. The students can freely access the desktop and are allowed to customize the same depending on requirement with keeping access open to all. The department has additional 3 workstations, 7 laptops and one server for research. The department has also 1 workstation and one server from a SERB sponsored project.

 

Courses offered: Sc. In Computer Science with state of art specialization and Ph.D. Programme as per UGC guidelines.

 

Research: The department is engaged with thrust areas of research, mainly action research in Computer Science. The outcomes of the research and development activities are published in reputed International/National journals and conferences. Many research papers are published in high quality International Journals having good impact factor. The department is driving for the further betterment in research and development activities, especially in experimental areas. There are projects from DST is also runnning in the department. Till now the department has published more than 150 papers in International/National Journals and conferences with more than 75 are in journals.

 

The main research areas are: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Document Image Processing & Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Graph Theory, Algorithms etc.

 

The department organizes coursework on computer application on Open Office, Latex, OPENCV, DVF, GIS, R, Octave, Julia etc. for last three years and planning to continue further.

 

Other Activities: The department has organized Microsoft Sakhsam program for 40 teachers of the University. In Collaboration with IOTA it has organized teachers training program for nearly 200 School teachers. It provides Hardware and Open Source Software courses for students of the University and local people. It also organized 15 days Hardware course for teachers of the University.

 

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Faculty Members:
Name Designation Email
DR. KAUSHIK ROY PROFESSOR & HEAD kaushik@wbsu.ac.in
DR. RAJAT PANDIT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR rajatpandit123@gmail.com
DR. KRISHNENDU BASULI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR krishnendu.basuli@gmail.com
Visiting Faculty Members:
Name Designation Email
PROF. DHRUBA BASU INAE PROFESSOR, MAKAUT
PROF. B. B. BHAUMIK PROFESSOR, JU
PROF. K. BHAUMIK PROFESSOR, SINP
PROF. MANDAR MITRA PROFESSOR, ISI, Kolkata
PROF. D. P. MUKHERJEE PROFESSOR, ISI, Kolkata
PROF. A. CHANDA PROFESSOR, ISI, Kolkata
DR. SUPARNA BISWAS PROFESSOR, MAKAUT
DR. SANTANU PHADIKAR PROFESSOR, MAKAUT
DR. B. SARDAR PROFESSOR, JU
DR. S. NASKAR PROFESSOR, JU
DR. N. DAS PROFESSOR, JU
DR. K. MAJUMDER PROFESSOR, MAKAUT
DR. D. SADDAR PROFESSOR, KU
Programme Level of study Eligibility
M.Sc. (2 yrs duration) PG
Ph.D PG
Contact with us:

Head,
Department of computer science, West Bengal State University,
Barasat, Kolkata-700126, WB, India
Fax: 033-25241977/ 033-25241978