Srijan Sengupta

Srijan Sengupta joined Virginia Tech in 2016 as assistant professor of statistics after earning a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For his dissertation, “Statistical analysis of networks with community structure and bootstrap methods for big data,” Sengupta was awarded the university’s Norton Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis.

He received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in statistics, both with first class distinction, from the Indian Statistical Institute.

His research focuses primarily on statistical methodology for network data; bootstrap and related resampling methods; big data; and computational statistics. Sengupta is also interested in statistical applications in wide-ranging problems in science and industry.

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Research Areas:
  • iconHealth Informatics
  • iconNatural Language Processing
  • iconNetwork Science
  • iconProbabilistic Graphical Models
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