Dr. Sandeep Sen joined Shiv Nadar University as Director, School of Engineering, on May 16, 2019. Prof. Sen did his Ph.D. (1989) in Computer Science from Duke University, M.S. (1986) in Computer Engineering from University of California at Santa Barbara, and B.Tech. (1984) in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He worked with Bell Labs, Murray Hill, in 1990-91.
He has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi, since 1991. His research interests are in the area of Algorithms and Complexity; and in particular, Randomized Algorithms, Parallel Computation, Computational Geometry, Dynamic Data Structures etc.
Prof. Sen has held the Dhananjay Chair Professor and the Microsoft Chair Professor in IIT-Delhi. He has been a Visiting Researcher/ Faculty in notable institutions in India and abroad. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, and also of the Indian National Science Academy. He shouldered the responsibility of heading his Department during 2007-10; and served as the Dean of Faculty of IIT-Delhi during 2016-18.