Dr. Koel Das

Academic Background

  1. Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engg), Irvine (University of California), 2007


  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata
  3. Assistant Professor, South Asian University (2011 - 2011)
  4. Post Doctoral Scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara (2008 - 2010)

Awards and Honors

  1. Phi Beta Kappa international student scholarship award from UC Irvine (2006)
  2. Engineering Merit Scholarship from Guahati University (1995)
  3. National Merit Scholar from WBBSE (1993)

Visits and Fellowship Obtained

  1. Ramalingaswami Fellowship from DBT, India (2011)
  2. Emulex/Cal(IT)2 fellowship from Emulex (2006)

Biological and Machine Learning, Computational Neuroscience, Visual Perception, Feature Extraction and Pattern Classification,Brain-Computer Interface.

  1. Preston, T J; Guo, F; Das, K; Geisbrecht, B and Eckstein, M P. 2013."Neural representations of contextual guidance in visual search of real world scenes." Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 7846-7855
  2. Guo, F; Preston, T J; Das, K; Geisbrecht, B and Eckstein, M P. 2012."Feature-Independent Neural Coding of Target Detection during Search of Natural Scenes." Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 9499-9510
  3. Eckstein, M P.; Das, K; Pham, B. T.; Peterson, M. F.; Abbey, C. K.; Sy, J. L. and Geisbrecht, B.. 2012."Neural decoding of collective wisdom with multi-brain computing." Neuroimage, 59, 94-108



  • Avishek Chatterjee

Project Students

Dr. Koel Das
Department Department-of-Mathematics-Statistics, AAC Building,
Room No. 309,
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Mohanpur 741246 West Bengal, India
E-mail : koel.das@iiserkol.ac.in