Prof. Goutam Saha

Information Technology Department

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

School/College University/
Board
Duration Examination Percentage/ Division
Ben-Gurion University, Israel Ben-Gurion University, Israel Jan. 2002 – Aug. 2002 Post-Doctoral Research work N.A.
IIT, Kharagpur IIT, Kharagpur 1994 – 1999 Ph.D. N.A.
Bengal Engineering College University of Calcutta 1987 – 1989 M.E. (E&TCE) 74.9 / First
Bengal Engineering College University of Calcutta 1980 – 1984 B.E. (Electrical Engineering) 77.5 / First
Pandu College, Assam Gauhati University 1974 – 1976 Pre-Univ.
(Science)
65 / First
Netaji Vidyapith, Assam Board of Secondary Education, Assam 1967 – 1974 H.S.L.C. 74.5 / First

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

  • Process Control Instrumentation design and implementation.
  • Computational based River interlinking endeavour.
  • Presently, carrying out research work on the aspects of Genetic Network Modelling and Drug Design.
  • SDN based IoT design, Blockchain based security implementation, Data analysis issues in IoT.

Experience:

Company/Organization Duration Designation
Phillips India Ltd. Mar. 1985 – Jun. 1987 M1 Service Engineer (Medical Instrumentation Division)
L & T Ltd. (ECC Group) Jun. 1984 – Dec. 1984 Graduate Trainee
Regional Engineering College, Durgapur Feb. 1989 – Nov. 2000 Lecturer, Electrical Engineering
IIT, Kharagpur Jan. 2001 – Jan. 2002 Research Associate
Ben-Gurion University, Israel Jan. 2002 – Aug. 2002 Post-Doctorate Fellow
(Bioinformatics)
Kalyani Government Engineering College,
Kalyani
Aug. 2002 – Jun. 2005 Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering
N.I.T.T.T.R., Calcutta. Jun. 2005 – Apr. 2006 Assistant Professor, Curriculum Development Centre.
Government College of Engineering & Leather Technology, Calcutta Apr. 2006 – Jul. 2013 Associate Professor & Head, Information Technology & CSE
North Eastern Hill University, Shillong Jul. 2013 – Present Professor and Head, Information Technology
North Eastern Hill University, Shillong Nov. 2016 – Present Dean, School of Technology

PhD Awarded/Supervised

Names of Research Scholars (as Supervisor)

  • Mr. Amitabha Nath – Strategies of River Interlinking
  • Ms. Tanuja Das – Big Data Analysis
  • Mr. Lal Hmingliana – Strategies on Water Management for Water Supply to Aizawl
  • Mr Rohit Das – SDN based IOT Architecture Development
  • Ms. Fabiola Hazel Pohrman – Blockchain based Security System for SDN based IoT System
  • Ms. Zeenat Syed – Big Data Issues in SDN based IoT
  • Mr. Wnbnkr Khongbuh – Protocol Issues in SDN based IoT
  • Ms. Pallabi Dey – Big Data issues in IoT
  • Mrs. Srirupa Dasgupta – Studies on Feature Selection from Microarray Dataset for Disease Diagnosis

Names of Research Scholars (as Joint Supervisor)

  • Mr. Sudip Mandal – The Role of Microarray Data Analysis in Gene Regulatory Network Design (Awarded Degree)
  • Mr Abhinandan Khan – Some Computational Approaches for Construction of Biologically Relevant Gene Regulatory Networks

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

  • Dean, School of Technology, NEHU
  • Training and Placement Officer, NEHU

Academic affiliations

  • Supervisor for PhD in Computer Science and Computer Science & Engineering, University of Calcutta

Publications

Journal Publications (National/International)

  • Bhowmik, Ujjal Kr, Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha. “On-line detection of contamination in a bioprocess using artificial neural networks. Chemical Engineering & Technology 23, no. 6 (2000): 543-549.
  • Saha, Goutam, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha, B. C. Bhattacharyya, and S. Ray. “Modelling of the Oxygen Transfer Characteristics of a ‘See?Saw’ Bioreactor.” Chemical Engineering & Technology 24, no. 1 (2001): 97-101.
  • Mandal, Sudip, and Goutam Saha. “Rough Set Theory based Automated Disease Diagnosis using Lung Adenocarcinoma as a Test Case.” The SIJ Transactions on Computer Science Engineering & its Applications (CSEA), ISSN: 2321-2381, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 75-82, July-August 2013.
  • Mandal Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Reconstruction of Dominant Gene Regulatory Network from Microarray Data Using Rough Set and Bayesian Approach.” Journal of Computer Science and Systems Biology, ISSN: 0974-7230, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 262-270, Sep. 2013.
  • Chowdhury, Tapan, Ankur Choudhary, Puneet Patwari, and Goutam Saha. “Rules Mining for the Diagnosis of Breast Adenocarcinoma Using Rough Set Theory.” International Journal of Advanced Technology & Engineering Research (IJATER), ISSN No: 2250-3536, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 14-21, Nov. 2013.
  • Mandal Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “An Approach Towards Automated Disease Diagnosis and Drug Design Using Hybrid Rough-Decision Tree from Microarray Dataset.” Journal of Computer Science and Systems Biology, ISSN: 0974-7230, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 337-343, Dec. 2013.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “A Comparative Study on Disease Classification using Different Soft Computing Techniques.” In The SIJ Transactions on Computer Science Engineering & its Applications (CSEA), ISSN: 2321-2381, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 45-52, May 2014.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Abhinandan Khan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Reverse engineering of gene regulatory networks based on S-systems and bat algorithm.” Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 14, no. 03 (2016): 1650010.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Abhinandan Khan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat K. Pal. “Large-Scale Recurrent Neural Network Based Modelling of Gene Regulatory Network Using Cuckoo Search-Flower Pollination Algorithm,” Advances in Bioinformatics, vol. 2016, Article ID 5283937, 9 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/5283937
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Sudip Mandal, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha, “Construction of Gene Regulatory Networks Using Recurrent Neural Networks and Swarm Intelligence.” Scientifica, vol. 2016, Article ID 1060843, 14 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/1060843.
  • Dhal, Debasis, Piyali Datta, Arpan Chakraborty, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal, “Multiple Parallel Assay Operations with Cross Contamination Avoidance in a Given Biochip.” IET Computers & Digital Techniques (2016). doi: 10.1049/iet-cdt.2015.0166, 2016.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Recurrent neural network-based modeling of gene regulatory network using elephant swarm water search algorithm.” Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 15, no. 04 (2017): 1750016.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “An approach for reduction of false predictions in reverse engineering of gene regulatory networks.” Journal of Theoretical Biology 445 (2018): 9-30.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Reconstruction of gene regulatory networks using S-system with a genetic algorithm and flower pollination algorithm hybrid.” International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation 13, no. 3 (2019): 169-188.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Modified Half-System based Method for Reverse Engineering of Gene Regulatory Networks.” Accepted in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
  • Chowdhury, Sagarika, Piyali Datta, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “An Efficient Multiple Fault Detection Technique in Digital Microfluidic Biochips.” IETE Journal of Research (2019): 1-14.
  • Wahlang, Imayanmosha, Pallabi Sharma, Goutam Saha, and Arnab K. Maji. “Brain Tumor Classification Techniques using MRI: A Study.” Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 11, no. 10 (2018): 4764-4770.
  • Pohrmen, Fabiola Hazel, Rohit Kumar Das, and Goutam Saha. “Blockchain?based security aspects in heterogeneous Internet?of?Things networks: A survey.” Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies 2019; e3741. https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.3741
  • Nath, Amitabha, Fisokuhle Mthethwa, and Goutam Saha. “Runoff estimation using modified Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System.” Environmental Engineering Research. https://doi.org/10.4491/eer.2019.166
  • Hmingliana, Lal, Ch. Udaya Bhaskara Rao, and Goutam Saha. “Computational water management strategy of Tlawng River Basin using geo informatics.” Environmental Engineering Research. https://doi.org/10.4491/eer.2019.251

Conference Presentations (National/International)

  • Saha, Goutam, Partha Sarathi Pal, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha “Implementation of a suitable process Controller along with a contamination detector in a novel ‘See-Saw’ bioreactor for achieving very high yield from animal cell line culture.” In International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Information Communication, 2001, pp. 359-364.
  • Saha, Goutam, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha “Bioprocess Control: Time Delay Controller Approach.” International Conference on Energy, Automation and Information Technology EAIT-2001, pp. 657-661.
  • Bag, Abhishek, Bandana Barman, and Goutam Saha. “Finding Genetic network using Graphical Gaussian Model.” In Industrial and Information Systems, 2008. ICIIS 2008. IEEE Region 10 and the Third International Conference on, pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2008.
  • Dey, Sayan, and Goutam Saha. “Determination and study of a dominant Genetic Network responsible for the growth of a fungus using the concepts of Bayesian Algorithm.” In Systems in Medicine and Biology (ICSMB), 2010 International Conference on, pp. 71-80. IEEE, 2010.
  • Datta, Soumya Kanti, Srirupa Dasgupta, Sounak Mitra, and Goutam Saha. “Determination of Genetic Network from Micro-Array Data using Neural Network Approach” In ICCCD 2010, 19th International Conference on Communication, Computers and Devices, December 10-12, 2010, Kharagpur, India.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, Srirupa Dasgupta, and Soumya Kanti Datta. “Prediction of dominant genes responsible for Lung Adenocarcinoma using Rough Set Theory.” In E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2011, pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2011, Iasi, Romania.
  • Dasgupta, Srirupa, Ritwik Mondal, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Prediction of Prominent Genes for Insulin Effect using Rough Set Theory.” In Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Technical and Managerial Innovation in Computing and Communications in Industry and Academia (IEMCON 2013), pp. 170-174, Aug. 23-24, 2013.
  • Dhal, Debasis, Piyali Datta, Arpan Chakrabarty, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “An Algorithm for Parallel Assay Operations in a Restricted Sized Chip in Digital Microfluidics.” In VLSI (ISVLSI), 2014 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on, pp. 142-147. IEEE, 2014.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Identification of Genetic Pathway for Cervical Cancer Development Using Rough and Bayesian Theory.” In Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT), 2014 Fourth International Conference of, pp. 77-82. IEEE, 2014.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “S-system based gene regulatory network reconstruction using Firefly algorithm.” In Computer, Communication, Control and Information Technology (C3IT), 2015 Third International Conference on, pp.1-5, 7-8 Feb. 2015, doi: 10.1109/C3IT.2015.7060217.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Neural network based gene regulatory network reconstruction,” In Computer, Communication, Control and Information Technology (C3IT), 2015 Third International Conference on, pp. 1-5, 7-8 Feb. 2015, doi: 10.1109/C3IT.2015.7060112.
  • Dasgupta, Srirupa, Goutam Saha, Ritwik Mondal, Rajat Kumar Pal, Amitabha Chanda. “A comparison between methods for generating differentially expressed genes from microarray data for prediction of disease.” In Computer, Communication, Control and Information Technology (C3IT), 2015 Third International Conference on, pp. 1-5, 7-8 Feb. 2015, doi: 10.1109/C3IT.2015.7060148.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “A Novel Technique for Reduction of False Positives in Predicted Gene Regulatory Networks.” In Proceedings of the 12th International Meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB), ISBN: 9788890643798, pp. 212 – 217, 2015.
  • Pokhrel, Paras, Tanuja Das, Goutam Saha. “Characterization of any species observing their Codon Biasing effect.” In 2015 International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication (ISACC), pp. 21-27, IEEE, 2015.
  • Barman, Rahul, Chandra Jyoti Baishya, Bandonlang Kharmalki, Aphibakordor Syiemlieh, Kriti Bikash Pegu, Tanuja Das, and Goutam Saha. “Automated Train Scheduling System using Genetic Algorithm.” In 2015 International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication (ISACC), pp. 28-33, IEEE, 2015.
  • War, Daphne Kordor and Goutam Saha. “Computational Approach to Detect the Culprit Genes Responsible for a Disease.” In 2015 International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication (ISACC), pp. 34-40, IEEE, 2015.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Piyali Datta, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “Gene regulatory networks using bat algorithm inspired particle swarm optimization.” In 2015 IEEE International WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE), pp. 387-390. IEEE, 2015.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “A swarm intelligence based scheme for reduction of false positives in inferred gene regulatory networks.” In Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2016 IEEE Congress on, pp. 40-47. IEEE, 2016.
  • Pohrmen, Fabiola Hazel, Rohit Kumar Das, and Goutam Saha. “Controller Placement and Selection strategy for SDN.” In International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Internet of Things (ICCIIoT 2018).
  • Wahlang, Imayanmosha, Goutam Saha, and Arnab Kumar Maji. “A Study on Abnormalities Detection Techniques from Echocardiogram.” Accepted in First International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies.
  • Marshoodulla, Syeda Zeenat, Rohit Kumar Das, and Goutam Saha. “Big Data Issues in SDN based IoT.” Accepted in International Conference on Big Data, Machine Learning and Applications (BigDML 2019).
  • Goutam Saha. “Big Data Analytics issues in Internet of Things: A Survey.” Accepted in 2nd EAI International Conference on Big Data Innovation for Sustainable Cognitive Computing.

Books Published

  • Saha, Goutam, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha. Bioreactor: Animal cell culture control for bioprocess engineering. Taylor & Francis LLC. 6000 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487, 2015.
  • Mandal, Jyotsna Kumar, Goutam Saha, Debdatta Kandar, and Arnab Kumar Maji, eds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems: I3CS 2016, NEHU, Shillong, India. Vol. 24. Springer, 2018.

Book Chapters Published

  • Saha, Goutam, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha. “Time Delay Control for Bioprocess and its Application to a Newly Developed ‘SEE-SAW’ Bioreactor for Animal Cell-Line Culture for the Production of Valuable Drugs.” In Biology, Biotechnology and Sustainable Development, pp. 128-166, RIP (Research India Publication), 2015.
  • Mandal, Sudip, Goutam Saha, and Rajat K. Pal. “Inference of Gene Regulatory Networks with Neural-Cuckoo Hybrid.” In Advanced Computing and Systems for Security, pp. 87-99. Springer India, 2016.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “A Novel Technique for Reduction of False Positives in Predicted Gene Regulatory Networks.” In Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics: 12th International Meeting, CIBB 2015, Naples, Italy, September 10-12, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 71-83. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • Chowdhury, Sagarika, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “A Novel Double Fault Diagnosis and Detection Technique in Digital Microfluidic Biochips.” In IFIP International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management, pp. 181-192. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Goutam Saha, and Rajat Kumar Pal. “Quantum Computing Based Inference of GRNs.” In International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, pp. 221-233. Springer, Cham, 2017.
  • Shaw Rakita, Pritam Roy, Pankaj Sarkar, and Goutam Saha. “Stepped Impedance Resonator Based U-Shaped Two-Element Monopole Microstrip Antenna Array.” In: Mandal J., Saha G., Kandar D., Maji A. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 24, pp. 561-568. Springer, Singapore, 2018.
  • Shrivastava, Deepshikha, Amitabha Nath, and Goutam Saha. “River Length Calculation Using Map Data.” In: Mandal J., Saha G., Kandar D., Maji A. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 24, pp. 821-828. Springer, Singapore, 2018.
  • Pohrmen, Fabiola Hazel, Rohit Kumar Das, Wanbanker Khongbuh, and Goutam Saha. “Blockchain-Based Security Aspects in Internet of Things Network.” In International Conference on Advanced Informatics for Computing Research, pp. 346-357. Springer, Singapore, 2018.
  • Das, Rohit Kumar, Arnab Kumar Maji, and Goutam Saha. “Prospect of Improving Internet of Things by Incorporating Software-Defined Network.” In Advances in Communication, Devices and Networking, pp. 537-544. Springer, Singapore, 2019.
  • Wahlang, Imayanmosha, Pallabi Sharma, Syeda Musfia Nasreen, Arnab Kumar Maji, and Goutam Saha. “A Comparative Study on Segmentation Techniques for Brain Tumor MRI.” In Information and Communication Technology for Competitive Strategies, pp. 665-673. Springer, Singapore, 2019.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars

  • Saha, Goutam, Partha Sarathi Pal, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha “Implementation of a suitable process Controller along with a contamination detector in a novel ‘See-Saw’ bioreactor for achieving very high yield from animal cell line culture.” In International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Information Communication, 2001, pp. 359-364.
  • Saha, Goutam, Alok Barua, and Satyabroto Sinha “Bioprocess Control: Time Delay Controller Approach.” International Conference on Energy, Automation and Information Technology EAIT-2001, pp. 657-661.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “A Novel Technique for Reduction of False Positives in Predicted Gene Regulatory Networks.” In Proceedings of the 12th International Meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB), ISBN: 9788890643798, pp. 212 – 217, 2015.
  • Khan, Abhinandan, Piyali Datta, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Goutam Saha. “Gene regulatory networks using bat algorithm inspired particle swarm optimization.” In 2015 IEEE International WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE), pp. 387-390. IEEE, 2015.

Patents

  • Indian Patent No. 199363. “SEESAW Bioreactor.” Co-Inventor: Goutam Saha. 2000.
  • Indian Patent Application No. TEMP/E-1/20918/2019-KOL. “Automated Vehicle Accident and Theft Prevention Device.” Inventor: Goutam Saha. 2019.
  • Indian Patent Application No. TEMP/E-1/36822/2019-KOL. “Drug Design Approach for Genetic Disorder.” Inventors: Goutam Saha, Rajat Kumar Pal, and Abhinandan Khan. 2019.
  • Any other: N/A