Faculty, Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal, Bioinformatics centre, COF, Agartala, India
Award winning Key Note Speaker at International Level, Professor Ajit Kumar Roy is an acclaimed researcher and consultant. Prof. Roy obtained his M.Sc. degree in Statistics and joined Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) as a Scientist (Statistics) in 1976. In recent past was engaged as National Consultant (Impact Assessment) for East &North Eastern States of India at National Agricultural Innovation Project (World Bank funded) of ICAR. Earlier he had served as a Consultant (Statistics) at Central Agricultural University, Agartala. Earlier to that he had served at CIFA, ICAR, as Principal Scientist and was involved in applied research in the areas of ICT, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Analytics and Economics. At International level, he served as a Computer Specialist at SAARC Agricultural Information Centre (SAIC), Dhaka, Bangladesh for over 3 years.
The author with about four decades of research and teaching experience in Statistics, Analytics, and Information & Knowledge Management, edited twenty books and several conference proceedings. Besides, published over 100 articles in refereed journals. His recent best-sellers are 'Big Data and Data Science Initiative in India-Upcoming Job Opportunities’; ‘Applied Big Data Analytics'; 'Impact of Big Data Analytics on Business, Economy, Health Care and Society'; 'Data Science - A Career Option for 21st Century’; ‘Self Learning of Bioinformatics Online’; ‘Applied Bioinformatics, Statistics and Economics in Fisheries Research’ and ‘Applied Computational Biology and Statistics in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics’ and ‘Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century’.
He was a Member, Organizing Committee Board for the 6th International Conference on 'Biometrics and Biostatistics’ to be held during, November 13-14, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Editorial Board Member, Jacobs Journal of Biostatistics, Jacobs Publishers, 900 Great Hills, Trail # 150 w, Austin, Texas. He is Presently Visiting Professor, question setter and examiner of four Indian Universities.