Mitra Sanjit Kumar

Corresponding members IX. Department of Technical Sciences
Mitra Sanjit Kumar


  • November 28, 1935, in Calcutta, India


Mitra Sanjit Kumar

Corresponding members IX. Department of Technical Sciences

Academic titles:

  • professor Doctor of Science
  • professor emeritus

Membership in the Academy:

  • corresponding member – Department of Technical Sciences (5/16/2002 – …)

Curriculum Vitae

Sanjit Kumar Mitra, born November 26, 1935, in Calcutta, is a world-renowned scientist and professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in India, earned a master’s degree and a Doctorate in Berkeley, USA. Sanjit K. Mitra is a Research Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara and Professor Emeritus, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has held visiting appointments in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Dr. Mitra has published over 700 papers in the areas of analog and digital signal processing, and image processing. He has also authored and co-authored twelve books, and holds five patents. He has presented 29 keynote and/or plenary lectures at conferences held in the United States and 16 countries abroad.

He is an editor and member of the council of several professional journals and a project evaluator for the National Science Foundation and a evaluator for several universities in the world.

He was a professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb in 1986 and has since participated in faculty research projects and organization of conferences and symposiums.

He was elected as a corresponding member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 2002.

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