Rik Das (Ph.D)
Dr. Rik Das has over 16 years of experience in academia and research with various leading
Universities and Institutes in India including his current appointment at Xavier Institute of
Social Service, Ranchi. Prior to this, Dr. Das has been associated as an academician with
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) (Deemed-to-be-University),
Globsyn Business School, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology and so on.
Dr. Rik Das is recently appointed as a Distinguished Speaker of the Association of
Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, USA. He is featured in uLektz Wall of Fame as
one of the “Top 50 Tech Savvy Academicians in Higher Education across India” for the year
2019. He is also a Member of International Advisory Committee of AI-Forum, UK.
Dr. Das is the recipient of prestigious “InSc Research Excellence Award” hosted in the year
Dr. Das has carried out collaborative research with professionals from Industries like Philips-
Canada, Cognizant Technology Solutions, TCS and so on. Dr. Das has filed and published
two Indian patents consecutively during the year 2018 and 2019 and has over 30 International
publications till date with reputed publishers like IEEE, Springer, Emerald, Inderscience and
so on. He has authored three books in the domain of content based image classification and
has edited 3 volumes with IGI Global, CRC Press and De Gruyter, Germany, respectively.
He has also chaired sessions in International Conferences on Machine Learning and has acted
as a resource person / invited speaker in multiple events and refresher courses on Information
Dr. Rik Das runs a YouTube channel named ‘Curious Neuron’ to disseminate knowledge and
information to larger communities in the domain of machine learning, research and
development and open source programming languages. Dr. Das is always open to discuss
new research project ideas for collaborative work and for techno-managerial consultancies.
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