Florida Tech Department of Computer Science, Professor
Debasis Mitra is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Florida Institute of Technology. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mitra's first Ph.D. was in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur. He was an Assistant and Associate Professor in Computer Science at Jackson State University before joining Florida Institute of Technology. In the past Mitra has worked on reasoning with spatial and temporal knowledge. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Career Award and the HEADWAE award for research and teaching excellence in Mississippi.
Current research focus in Mitra's Lab is in Bio-medicine. The group is engaged in improving analysis of Nuclear Medical images of heart. A long term vision in the lab is to understand the molecular biology of Coronary desease for improving human health. The group also works on Bio-informatics and Knowledge-representation with this objective.
Students about to complete their Bachelor's/Master's/Ph.D. & interested in joining the group are welcome to contact Mitra.