Prof. Bimal Kumar Roy

Principal Advisor, TCG CREST

Professor Bimal Kumar Roy is the Principal Advsior of TCG CREST. Prof. Roy is a Padmasree Awardee of 2015 and and a professor at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He was the chairman of National Statistical Commission, India, and the former Director of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He is also the founder and the general secretary of Cryptology Research Society of India, since its inception in 2001. He played a pioneering role in the development of cryptology research in India and in the promotion of the science of modern cryptology in Indian academia and government agencies. He was instrumental in initiating and organizing Indocrypt (since 2000), one of the leading international conferences dedicated to cryptology. Under the umbrella of Tata Consultancy Services, he initiated & mentored Data Science/Analytics postgraduate programs in several institutes across the country.