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Bimal Kumar Roy

bimal@isical.ac.in

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Computer Science Engineering


Summary

Prof. Bimal Kumar Roy is a former Director of the Indian Statistical Institute. (ISI) and a cryptologist from the Cryptology Research Group of the Applied Statistics Unit of ISI, Kolkata. He has taught at the Indian Statistical Institute for over 30 years from 1984.


Biography

Prof. Bimal Kumar Roy is a former Director of the Indian Statistical Institute. (ISI) and a cryptologist from the Cryptology Research Group of the Applied Statistics Unit of ISI, Kolkata. He has taught at the Indian Statistical Institute for over 30 years from 1984. He received a Ph.D. in Combinatorics and Optimization in 1982 from the University of Waterloo. He has published around forty papers in refereed Journals; around twenty book chapters, including proceedings for International Conferences; with over twenty papers in Cryptology and Information Security in reputed International Conferences and Journals. In 2015, Prof. Roy was awarded Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour, recognizing his accomplishments and contribution to education. Further, Dr. Roy was also appointed as the chairperson of the National Statistical Commission, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, in 2019.


Research Area

Combinatorics, and application of Statistics in Cryptology and Design of Experiments

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Prof. Bimal Kumar Roy

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Computer Science Engineering

http://www.isical.ac.in/~bimal

Education

Degree/DiplomaInstitute/ OrganizationYearBranch/Specialization
1Ph. D. Doctor of PhilosophyUniversity of Waterloo, Canada1982Combinatorics
2M. Stat. Master of StatisticsIndian Statistical Institute, Kolkata1979Statistics
3B. Stat. Bachelor of StatisticsIndian Statistical Institute, Kolkata1978Statistics

Projects

Name of ProjectTotal Cost of ProjectFunding AgencyDuration FromDuration To
1Centre of Excellence in Cryptology0Defence Research and Development Organization20112016
2Research and development of Cryptographic Primitives0Department of Information Technology20062011
3Development of pairing based cryptographic protocols0Department of Information Technology20032006

Experience

Name of OrganizationPost/DesignationDuration FromDuration To
1Indian Statistical Institute, KolkataHead, R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security20152021
2Indian Statistical Institute, KolkataDirector20102015
3Indian Statistical Institute, KolkataProfessor, Applied Statistics Unit1997Current

Publications

1Somnath Panja & Bimal Roy, A Secure End to End Verifiable E-Voting System using Blockchain and Cloud Server, Journal of Information Security & Applications, June 2021
2Vignesh T. Subramaniam, Anup Dewanji & Bimal K. Roy, Analysis of Sequential Quality Improvement Plans to Obtain Confidence Bounds, Journal of Statistical Theory & Practice, May 2021
3Somnath Panja, Samiran Bag, Feng Hao, and Bimal Roy, A Smart Contract System for Decentralized Borda Count Voting, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, May 2020