Basabdatta Sen-Bhattacharya is currently a Researcher in the Advanced Processor Technologies group, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK. Dr. Sen-Bhattacharya received her B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar, India in 1992, M.Eng. in Electronics Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 2002 and PhD in Computer Science from University of Manchester, UK, in 2008. Her research interests include computational modelling of : the thalamocortical circuitry to simulate brain rhythms; the visual pathway. Prior to the current position, she has worked as Lecturer of Electrical Engineering at the University of Lincoln, UK (2012-2016), post-doctoral researcher at the University of Ulster, UK (2009-2012) and the University of Bordeaux, France (2009). She has also worked in the capacity of an Engineer at Motherson-Sumi Systems Ltd, Noida, India (1992-1993), Manager at the Rourkela Steel Plant, India (1994-1999), and as a Lecturer of Computer Engineering at NIT Rourkela, India (2002-2004).
Dr. Sen-Bhattacharya's research interests and skills are in the broad area of computational modelling in neuroscience, with applications to clinical neuroscience, as well to bio-inspired intelligent machinery and tools.