IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Dr. Arindam Biswas

Dean, International Relations and Alumni Affairs


Department of Information Technology



Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)
  • M. Tech. in Computer Science (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)
  • B. E. (Jadavpur University)



  1. Voice: (+91) (33) 2668 4561/4562/4563 extn. 859
  2. Fax: (+91) (33) 2668 2916/4564


  1. Office: Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah – 711103, India.
  2. Email: abiswas@it.iiests.ac.in

Area of Research

  • Digital Geometry and Image Analysis
  • Shape Analysis
  • Medical Image Analysis

Courses Undertaken

PG Courses

  • Design of Operating Systems
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Computational Topology
  • Algorithms

UG Courses

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Formal Languages and Automata Theory
  • Computational Geometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Technology
  • Graph Theory
  • Information and System Security

Recent Publications (selected)

  1. Oishila Bandyopadhyay, Arindam Biswas, and Bhargab B Bhattacharya (2018). Bone Cancer Assessment and Destruction Pattern Analysis in Long-Bone X-ray Image. Journal of Digital Imaging, Springer. 

  2. Nilanjana Karmakar, Sharmistha Mondal, and Arindam Biswas (2018). Determination of 3D curve skeleton of a digital object. Information Sciences, (in press)  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2018.06.021
  3.  A. Biswas, M. Dutt, and A. Bhattacharya (2018). Finding a Largest Rectangle inside a Digital Object and Rectangularization. Journal of Computer and System Sciences, JCSS (95), pp. 204-217.
  4. Sarkar, A., A. Biswas and, M. Dutt, and S. Mondal (2018). Finding Shortest Triangular Path and its Family inside a Digital Object. Fundamenta Informaticae 159(3), pp. 297-325, 2018.
  5. Banerjee, S., B. B. Bhattacharya, B. Bhattacharya, A. Biswas, S. Das, R. Mandal, and S. Roy (2017).On Representing a Simple Polygon Perceivable to a Blind Person. Information Processing Letters 120.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipl.2016.11.006, 1-5.
  6.  Biswas, A., P. Bhowmick, B. B. Bhattacharya, B. Das, M. Dutt, and A. Sarkar (2017). Triangular Covers of a Digital Object. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computing, JAMC,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12190-017-1162-8.
  7.  Phani, S., S. Lahiri, and A. Biswas (2017). A Supervised Learning Approach for Authorship Attribution of Bengali Literary Texts. ACM Transaction Asian Low-Resource Language Information Processing 16(4), 20-27.
  8.  Sarkar, A., A. Biswas, M. Dutt, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2017). A Linear-Time Algorithm to Compute the Triangular Hull of a Digital Object. Discrete Applied Mathematics 216. doi:10.1016/j.dam.2016.01.014, pp 408-423.
  9.  Bandyopadhyay, O., A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2016). Classification of Long-Bone Fractures based on Digital-Geometric Analysis of X-ray images. Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis: Advances in Mathematical Theory and Applications 26(4), 10-25.
  10.  Bandyopadhyay, O., A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2016). Long-bone Fracture Detection in Digital X-ray Images Based on Digital-Geometric Techniques. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 123, pp 2-14.