Debdoot Sheet is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and founder of SkinCurate Research, a Kharagpur, India based smart medical imaging devices startup. He was born in Kharagpur, India in 1986 and has spent his life across Kharagpur and Kolkata in India and Munich in Germany. He received the BTech degree in electronics and communication engineering in 2008 from the West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata for studies at the Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, MS and PhD degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2010 and 2014 respectively for studies in ultrasonic and optical imaging and machine learning for developing in situ histopathology. His current research interests include computational medical imaging, machine learning, image and multidimensional signal processing, and social implications of technology. He is also a DAAD alumni and was a visiting scholar at the Technical University of Munich during 2011-12. He is also recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship in 2012, the Fraunhofer Applications Award at the Indo-German Grand Science Slam in 2012, and the GE Edison Challenge 2013. He is a member of IEEE, SPIE and ACM and serves as Regional Editor of IEEE Pulse and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Technology and Engineering Education since 2014. He has also served as Chair of Technical Program Committee during IEEE TechSym (2011, 2014) and Publlications Chair for IEEE TechSym in 2010.


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