Dr. Santanu Chaudhury

Phd, B.Tech

Current positions:

  • Schlumberger Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engneering
  • Dean, UGS, I.I.T, Delhi
  • Professor at Electrical Engneering Department, I.I.T, Delhi
  • President, Board of Students Publications
  • Coordinator, Thrust Area on Real time Embedded Systems

Previously held positions:

  • Development Engineer at MMC (digital systems division)
  • KGP Junior Scientific Officer at CSE Department, I.I.T, Delhi
  • Computer Engineer at ECSU, ISI, Calcutta
  • Lecturer at Electronics and Electrical Communication Engneering Department, I.I.T, Kharagpur
  • Assistant Professor at Electrical Engneering Department, I.I.T, Delhi
  • Chairman, Grades and Registration (U.G)

Extension Activities:

  • Program Committee member of IEEE ICCV 2000, 2002, 2005
  • Program Chair ICVGIP’98
  • Organising Chair ACCV’2005
  • Guest Editor for IETE Technical Review
  • General Secretary, IUPRAI (Indian Unit of International Association of Pattern Recognition), 2005-2007

Curriculum Development:

  • Structuring and course development for the new B.Tech curriculum of I.I.T, Delhi (introduced in 2003)
  • Designed complete curriculum and coordinated development of course material for a certificate course on “Embedded Systems and Applications” for working professionals. The course is being run (5 times) successfully under the aegis of FITT, I.I.T, Delhi.
  • Developing a Video Lecture series on “Embedded Systems” with support from ETSC under NPTEL programme.


INSA Medal for Young Scientists in 1993.


Indian National Academy of Engineers, National Academy of Sciences..


Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engneering)I.I.T Kharagpur
B.Tech (Electronics and Electrical Communication Engneering)I.I.T Kharagpur