IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Sukanta Das

Assistant Professor

Department of Information Technology

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur))
  • ME (Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)
  • BTech (Kalyani Govt. Engineering College (University of Kalyani))



  1. Voice: 033 2668 4561-63 (Extn 260)


  1. Office: Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah – 711103, India
  2. E-mail: s u k a n t a # i t DOT i i e s t s DOT a c DOT i n (Remove SPACE; replace # by AT)

Area of Research

  • Cellular Automata: Classical, non-uniform, asynchronous
  • Distributed Computing

Courses Undertaken

PG Courses

  • Mathematical Methods for Computing
  • Internet and Web-based Technology
  • Distributed and Mobile Computing

UG Courses

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Computer Networks
  • Distributed Computing
  • Computer Graphics

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das: Reversibility of d-State Finite Cellular Automata. J. Cellular Automata 11(2-3): 213-245, (2016).
  2. Biswanath Sethi, Souvik Roy and Sukanta Das: Asynchronous Cellular Automata and Pattern Classification. Complexity. doi: 10.1002/cplx.21749, (2016).
  3. Biswanath Sethi, Nazim Fatès, Sukanta Das: Reversibility of Elementary Cellular Automata under Fully Asynchronous Update. TAMC 2014: 39-49.
  4. Nazma Naskar, Sukanta Das and Biplab K Sikdar: Characterization of Nonlinear Cellular Automata Having Only Single Length Attractors. J. Cellular Automata 7(5-6): 431-453, (2012).
  5. Anindita Sarkar, Anindita Mukherjee and Sukanta Das: Reversibility in Asynchronous Cellular Automata, Complex Systems, 21, pp. 71-84, (2012).
  6. Sukanta Das. Characterization of non-uniform number conserving cellular automata. AUTOMATA 2011: 17-28.
  7. Sukanta Das. Cellular automata based traffic model that allows the cars to move with a small velocity during congestion. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 44(4-5):185--190, May 2011.
  8. Sukanta Das, Biplab K Sikdar: A Scalable Test Structure For Multi-Core Chip. IEEE Transactions on CAD, Vol 29, No 1, pp 127-137, 2010.
  9. Sukanta Das, Biplab K Sikdar: Characterization of 1-d Periodic Boundary Reversible CA. AUTOMATA 2009: 15th International Workshop on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems, Oct 10-12, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.
  10. Sukanta Das, Biplab K. Sikdar, P. Pal Chaudhuri: Characterization of Reachable/Nonreachable Cellular Automata States. ACRI 2004: 813-822.