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Dr. Saugat Bhattacharyya is currently a Lecturer in the School of Computing, Engineering & Intelligent Systems. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology, India in the year 2009 followed by Master of Engineering Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in the year 2011. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in the year 2015. During his PhD he also visited the University of Montpellier, France in 2014-2015 as part of the Erasmus Mundus-Svaagata Project Fellowship in 2014. Subsequently, he joined the BCI-LIFT project with the CAMIN project team in INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Montpellier, France as a post-doctoral researcher at the end of 2015. Later, he worked in the Decision-Making Lab, BCI-NE Group, School of Computer Science & Electronics Engineering, University of Essex as a Senior Research Officer from July 2017 to April 2020.
His research interests are in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and its application in Human-Machine Interaction and Neuro-Rehabilitation. He has experience
in developing intelligent neuro-technologies to improve rehabilitation and decision making. His research is primarily focussed on developing brain-computer interfacing systems based on robust signal processing, quantitative and machine learning algorithms to draw inference into an users' state of mind through their neural and other physiological signals.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Human-Computer Interface for Motion Control of Artificial Limb(s), Jadavpur University

24 Jan 201221 Aug 2015

Award Date: 21 Aug 2015

External positions

Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

Jul 2017Apr 2020

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Inria Sophia-Antipolis Mediterranee

Nov 2015Jul 2017

Visiting Scientist, Paul Valery University of Montpellier

Oct 2014Jun 2015


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