Kuntal Dey is a Senior Software Engineer (Research) in IBM Research India, and is currently working with the Analytics and Mobile Enabled Solutions division in IBM Research India.
Kuntal has been a part of IBM Research India back since 2007. He has worked across multiple projects in IBM Research India. His areas of interest are the following.
- Natural language processing (NLP).
- Social network and social media analysis using graphs, machine learning and NLP.
- Advertising and marketing.
- Mobile analytics.
- Cognitive computing. Eye and gaze based computing.
Kuntal has several research papers (nearly 30) to his name, across multiple reputed conferences and journals. He also has a number of patents filed/ready to be filed (50+) in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and many of them have been granted while many others are currently under evaluation by USPTO.
Kuntal was nominated as an IBM Master Inventor in 2015, for his significant contribution to the IBM patent portfolio.
Kuntal takes an active interest in helping and mentoring inquisitive and innovative fresh talents to transform into mature inventors and researchers. He also takes interest in listening to, and helping, incipient thoughts mature into concrete material that can be protected and productized by IBM.
Kuntal was a part of Microsoft India prior to joining IBM Research India, and was a part of VERITAS (Symantec) prior to that. He is passionate about teaching, and has conducted end-to-end academic courses across multiple universities.