Koel Das

Assistant Professor
Dept: Mathematics and Statistics (DMS), Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: koel.das [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

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

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

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

Awards and Honors:
  1. National Merit Scholar from WBBSE (1993)
  2. Engineering Merit Scholarship from Guahati University (1995)
  3. Emulex/Cal(IT)2 fellowship from Emulex (2006)
  4. Phi Beta Kappa international student scholarship award from UC Irvine (2006)
  5. Ramalingaswami Fellowship from DBT, India (2011)

Selected Publications:
  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