Prof. Dr. Biswajoy Chatterjee is currently the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Jaipur. He completed his Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Agartala specializing Nano-Science and Nano-Technology. He is pursuing research in the same domain in addition to Computer Vision and Speech Processing. He is a known name in the field of Applied Robotics and has conducted several National level workshops in Robotics. He played an active role in the introduction of Applied Robotics amongst the graduate students back in 2005, when work in this field was just at a nascent stage. Now he is an author of 27 SCI International Journals research papers and many other international and national journals and conferences. He was awarded for contributing in Employment generation in the state by Govt. of Rajasthan, Department of Skill, and Employment & Entrepreneurship.
He is a member of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Computer Society of India (CSI) and IEEE. He is also a member of Academic Council and Governing Board of other Universities and is the Chairman, Academic Council and Vice-Chairman, Board of Management, UEM Jaipur. Prior to pursuing Ph.D., he completed his B.Tech. from Kalyani University and his M.Tech. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and then did collaborative research with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and developed some Robotic platforms for use of research at the NUS. In his administrative role, he is currently implementing Choice Based Credit System in the University syllabus. He introduced the School of Management in the University, and has also started courses in cross-cultural disciplines like Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT). He is constantly into new ventures like starting of a full-fledged hospital in the University campus for the students and teachers, building new auditorium, seminar halls, board rooms etc. Under his leadership, students are always encouraged for developing new industry-standard projects like industry-ready ATV, industry-standard gaming console etc. and many other industry-ready products. He has developed many new laboratories including an industry-standard mechanical workshop developed by him. He has also ventured into development of an industry-standard Electrical workshop which would be used for imparting pre- industrial Electrical training to engineering graduate students as a replacement of trainings that are imparted to graduates after joining industry, and would help industry productivity. He organizes regular conferences and workshops both in India and abroad, where professors and academicians from all across the world meet under a single roof. He takes active initiative in organizing regular meets of industry personnels and reputed academicians to bridge the gap between industry and academia. Cross- cultural programs like celebration of National Science Week of Rajasthan by the Govt of Rajasthan, Technical Bonanza organized by Govt. of Bihar, Govt. of Jharkhand, technical exhibitions in association with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) etc. are held under his active leadership.