Debarka Sengupta, Ph.D.
Assoc. Prof., CSE & CB, IIIT-Delhi
Head, Infosys Centre for Artificial Intelligence, IIIT-Delhi
INSPIRE Faculty Fellow (2016 - 2021)
Debarka is an Associate Professor of Computational Biology and Computer Science at IIIT-Delhi. He is also the current head of the Infosys Centre for Artificial Intelligence at IIIT-Delhi (Sept 1, 2022, onward). Debarka is an Adj. Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology-Brisbane. Debarka carried out his doctoral and post-doctoral research in the Machine Intelligence Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute and Genome Institute of Singapore, respectively. His group has been among the first to introduce big data algorithms in the field of single-cell genomics. He received INSPIRE faculty Award in 2015 by the Government of India. His lab invented and commercialized a panel of eleven platelet genes to track the early onset of cancer. For this, Debarka received the 2022 INAE Young Innovator and Entrepreneur Award.