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Location: Headquarters, Goa
Post Doctoral. Marie Curie Fellowship (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany), 1994
Ph.D. (Banaras Hindu University), 1989
M.Sc. Physics, Eletronics as a special (Banaras Hindu University), 1980
B.Sc. Physics (Hons.) (Banaras Hindu University), 1979
Scientist G (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 2008 - till date
Scientist F (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 2003 - 2008
Scientist E-II (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 1998 - 2003
Scientist E-I (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 1993 - 1998
Scientist C (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 1988-1993
Scientist B (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 1983 - 1988
Trainee Scientist (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 1983 - 1983
Junior Research Fellow (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi), 1981 - 1983
Underwater Acoustics, Acoustic Signal Processing, Artificial Neural Network related to seafloor classification and Multibeam Sonar
Scholarships and awards:
National Mineral Award (Ministry of Mines, Govt. of india), 2006
CSIR Technology Award in Engineering Technology for the year 2004 (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India), 2004
Silver Medal in Underwater Acoustics (Acoustical Foundation, Chennai), 2004
Visiting Scientist at Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany ( Alfred Wegener Institute, Govt. FRG), 2002
Marie Curie Post Doc. Fellowship (European Ccommission and DST), 1994
CSIR Young Scientist Award for the year 1992 (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India), 1992
Life member of the Acoustical Society of India.
Life Member of the Indian Geophysical Union.
Member, Acoustical Society of America since 1989.
President Madras India Regional Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America (MIRC-ASA). During the year 1996-1997, I have served as a of MIRC-ASA. (Ref. Journal Acoustic Society of America, 1998, Regional Chapter Report. pp. 1231-1232. Acoustical Society of America, 1997, Membership Directory and Handbook p.B217).
Member, IEEE, USA
Method for determining seafloor roughness using multi-beam Echo-sounder (6,549,853 B2, April, 15, 2003: Chakraborty and Kodagali).
System for classifying seafloor roughness (6,763,303 B2 July, 13, 2004: Chakraborty et al)
PROBASI-PROCESSING BACKSCATTER SIGNAL) (CR 23/99 dated 19.1.2000) (Chakraborty and Kodagali)
INBASI- INTERPRETING BACKSCATTER SIGNAL (CR 24/99 dated 31.1.2000) (Chakraborty and Kodagali).
Contributed in the following Books:
'Transducers' by Bishwajit Chakraborty in 'Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology' Edited by Allen Kent and J.G.Williams, volume 26, supplement 11, pp. 375-399, 1992.
Transducers' by Bishwajit Chakraborty in 'Encyclopedia of Microcomputers' (Teaching critical thinking and problem solving to Truth functional Logic) Edited by Allen Kent and J.G.Williams, volume 18, pp. 335-360, 1996.
Any other information:
Onboard training received on ORV Sagar Kanya acoustical equipment during II trial cruise (Travemunde, Germany- Malta) from German Scientist, 1993.
Paper entitled 'Coaxial circular array for underwater application- A critical appraisal of its effectiveness' was selected for presentation in 6th Young Physicist Colloquim of Indian Physical Society during the year 1988 at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. Above paper was selected among twelve papers out of forty four papers.
Paper entitled 'Coaxial circular array- Studies related to side-lobe suppressed beampatterns for underwater transducer application' published in Proc. IEEE, 76 (10), pp. 1374-1376 (1988) was considered CSIR best technological paper for the year 1988 (CSIR Research output 1988- A bibliometric analysis Sept., 1989.
Training on multibeam- Hydrosweep system at Atlas Elektronik, GmBH, Bremen October, 1989.
European Commission / Department of Science and awarded one year Marie Curie Post Doctoral Fellowship for the year 1994 to carry out research work at Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research. (Ref.: A Research Report on Scientific work Accomplished under International Scientific Collaboration Initiatives- Marie Curie Fellowship application Number 930290, 1994)
Participated in Antarctica Expedition (ANT 11/4) on German Research Vessel RV Polarstern in 1994.
Participated in Ist trial cruise of multi-beam Hydrosweep based side scan sonar in Azores (Germany- Sao Miguel, Portugal) during November, 1994.
Recognized Ph.D guide at Goa University.
Spent about 800 days at sea on various Indian and Foreign research vessel, and coastal research including short ONGC's project at Bombay High.
Supervised many student projects, which includes M.Tech, B.E., and M.Sc. projects.
Several papers were reviewed for Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and Indian journals; IEEE Transactions, Academy Proceedings : Earth and Planetary Sciences. Also, acoustic-based dissertations were reviewed for IIT, Madras and reviewed Ph.D. Thesis from CUSAT.
Reviewed a book with Dr. Desa, Director, NIO, on Principles of Electroacoustic Transducer Technology, NIOT, 2001 by Dr D. Srinivasan and Dhilsa.
A paper based on above research, entitled 'Sea bottom classification using multi-beam echo-sounder: An artificial neural network application', carried out by B.E. Electronics students under the guidance of Dr. Chakraborty won the First Prize at the 9th IETE Technical National Contest 2001 [IETE newsletter, vol 3, no.5, p. 3, Sept-Oct 2001] (80 papers were submitted and five were selected for presentation, prizes were declared at the IISc, Bangalore).
Invited to carry out multi-beam research at Alfred Wegener, Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany (for 4 months) as a visiting scientist (09 Sept. 2002- 31 Dec. 02).
Invited to deliver a talk during the multibeam workshop at Geo Mar, Kiel University, Germany on 11 Oct. 2002. Total fifty-five participants from twelve countries were attended the workshop and six speakers were invited.
Invited to deliver a talk during the National Symposium on Acoustics - 2005 at NAL. Also delivered invited talk during the meetings of MIRC - Acoustical Society of America.
Co-chaired a session on 'Applications on Machine Learnings in Ocean Engineering' during IEEE Asia Pacific - Ocean 06 at Singapore. Also chaired many sessions on Underwater Acoustics and Acoustical Oceanography during the meetings of MIRC - ASA.
Successfully completed Department of Information Technology funded project on Seafloor Classification System.
Chaired a Techanical Committee to procure oceanographic instruments for NIOT Technology demonstration research vessel RV Sagar Nidhi - 2006
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