Prof. Susmita Sur-Kolay
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Susmita Sur-Kolay is presently a Professor in the Advanced Computing and Microelectronics Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. Her current research interests include algorithms for electronic design automation, Intellectual Property protection of electronic design, synthesis of quantum computers, and graph algorithms. She has co-edited two books, authored a book chapter in the Handbook of Algorithms for VLSI Physical Design Automation, and coauthored about 100 technical articles. Two papers co-authored by her won best paper awards at two international conferences. Dr. Sur-Kolay was a Distinguished Visitor of the IEEE Computer Society, India, is a Senior Member of IEEE, and Member of ACM. She was on the editorial board of Proc. of IEE CDT and IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, and is an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems presently. She has served on the technical program committees of several leading international conferences, and as the Program Chair of the 2005 International Conference on VLSI Design, the 2007 International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test, and the 2011 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI. Among other awards, she received the President of India Gold Medal from IIT, Kharagpur, IBM Faculty Award and recently IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Member Award.