Prof. Indranil Sengupta has obtained his B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Calcutta. He joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, as a faculty member in 1988, in the Department of CSE, where he is presently a full Professor. He had been the former Heads of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and also the School of Information Technology of the Institute. He was also the Managing Director of Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP), and the Professor-in-Charge of a Centre of Excellence in Information Assurance funded by the Ministry of Defense. He has over 30 years of teaching and research experience. He has guided 22 PhD students, and has more than 200 publications to his credit in international journals and conferences. His research interests include reversible and quantum computing, VLSI design and testing, and information security. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
He had been the General Chairs of Asian Test Symposium (ATS-2005), International Conference on Cryptology in India (INDOCRYPT-2008), International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2012), International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED-2012), and the International Conference on Reversible Computation (RC-2017).