Visiting Faculty - Science
Prof. Basak has been associated with iLEAD since April 2021. Prior to this position, he was working as a Senior Research Associate in Social Informatics Research Group (SIRG) Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC). He was also Senior Research Fellow of Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA), MeitY, Govt. of India. As a Researcher, Prof Basak works in the areas of design and development of Social Information Systems to harness the potential of crowd knowledge, making them available to the community and empowering the communities to interact, collaborate and participate and transform the way they live, learn and work. He has more than 14 years of experience in the software industry, academics and research.