Associate Professor

Dr Shantanu Ghosh

Department of English


  1. Neuroimaging of Speech and Language
  2. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  3. Ethics of Artificial Intelligence



St. Xavier’s College,
Ranchi University,
BA (Hons.)


Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi,


Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi,


Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi,


  • Jan 2016 to July 2022 – Associate Professor – Department of English Studies, Akal University Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, India
  • Dec 2011 to Feb 2015 – Research Fellow (Neurology Service) – Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Martinos Center of Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
  • Dec 2007 to June 2011 – Assistant Professor – Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India
  • Dec 2005 to Dec 2007 – Instructor – Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India
  • July 2001 to Oct 2002 – Lecturer (B.El.Ed.) – Department of Education, Gargi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Research Interest

  • Neuroimaging of speech and language using fMRI, DTI, EEG
  • Physiology of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism.
  • Computational Techniques of Speech Analysis and Acoustic Phonetics using Deep Learning.
  • The involvement of Ethical principles in the use of Artificial Intelligence

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2003 - Doctoral Fellowship Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, India Competitive
  • 2003 - Doctoral Fellowship of Central Institute of Indian Languages, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (Not Availed)
  • 2005 - UNESCO-IAEA Visiting Fellowship International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy Travel and Subsistence
  • 2006, 2008 - Gordon Research Award International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (ISCBFM) Travel Award for presenting most innovative work
  • 2007 - Shri Anurag Dixit Faculty Research Award Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India Presenting an award paper at an International Conference


  • Life Member, Society for Neurochemistry, India
  • 2006-2007 Student Member, American Psychological Society
  • 2004-2008 Member, International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (ISCBFM)
  • 2006- Member, EU-India Grid 2006- Member, International Neural Networks Society (IEEE) Conference
  • 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020 Member, Technical Programme Committee, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN)


  • Prashanth, R., Dutta Roy, S., Mandal, P.K., & Ghosh, S. (2016). High-Accuracy Detection of Early Parkinson's Disease through Multimodal Features and Machine Learning. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 90, 13 - 21. 2013 Impact Factor: 2.716
  • Prashanth, R., Roy, S.D, Mandal, P.K., Ghosh, S. (2016). High Accuracy Classification of Parkinson's Disease through Shape Analysis and Surface Fitting in 123I-Isoflupane SPECT Imaging. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. Doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2016.2547901. Journal Impact Factor: 2.093.
  • Prashanth, R., Dutta Roy, S., Mandal, P. K., Ghosh, S., et al. (2014). Automatic Classification and Prediction Models for Early Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis from SPECT Imaging. Expert Syst Appl 41, 7, 3333-3342. Journal Impact Factor: 2.981.
  • Ghosh, S. & Basu, A. (2012). 'Calcium Signaling in Cerebral Vasoregulation.' Adv Exp Med Biol 740, 833-858, 2010 Impact Factor: 1.379. PMID: 22453972.
  • Ghosh, S., Basu, A., Kumaran, S.S. & Khushu, S. (2010b). Functional mapping of language networks in the normal brain using a word-association task. Indian J Radiol Imaging, 20, 3, 182-187. PMID: 21042440 PMCID: PMC2963756.
  • Ghosh, S., Kaushik, D.K., Gomes, J., Nayeem, S., Deep, S. & Basu, A. (2010a). Changes in cytosolic Ca(2+) levels correspond to fluctuations of lactate levels in crosstalk of astrocyte-neuron cell lines. Indian J Experimental Biology 48, 6, 529-537. PMID: 20882752, 2011 Journal Impact Factor: 1.295.
  • Ghosh, S. (2009b). The diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders: A combined fMRI-DTI perspective. Delhi Psychiatry J, 12, 2, 297-301,
  • Srivastava, S., Bhatia, M.S., Bhargava, S.K., Kumari, R., Ghosh, S. (2009a). Newer trends in neuroimaging of depressive disorders. Delhi Psychiatry J, 12, 2, 291-296, daat09i2p297.pdf.
  • Ghosh, S. (2007). ELT in India: History, Present status and Future Directions. JSL Journal, Spring 2007, 62-74.
  • R. Prashanth, S. Dutta Roy, P. K. Mandal, S. Ghosh. (2014b). "Parkinson's Disease Detection using Olfactory Loss and REM Sleep Disorder Features." In Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 5764 - 5767. : BRAINBestPaperWinner.pdf
  • R. Prashanth, S. Dutta Roy, P. K. Mandal, S. Ghosh. (2014a). “Surface fitting in SPECT imaging useful for detecting Parkinson's Disease and Scans Without Evidence of Dopaminergic Deficit.” In Proc Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG), 2013 Fourth National Conference on, IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/NCVPRIPG.2013.6776210.
  • P. Ravindran, S. Dutta Roy, S. Ghosh, P. Mandal. (2013). "Shape Features as Biomarkers in Early Parkinson's Disease." In Proc. IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), pp. 517 - 520.
  • Chaudhury, S., Ghosh, S.*, Lall, B., Dutta Roy, S., et al. (2011). Perception-based Design for Tele-presence. International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI 2011), Moscow, Russia. (* Co-first author)
  • Gomes, J., Trivedi, P., Mittal, A., Ghosh, S. & Sengupta, B. (2008). Metabolic Network Dynamics Using Genetic Circuits. Proceedings of the International Conference of Chemical Engineering, Chemcon 2008, Chandigarh, India.
  • Ghosh, S., Basu, A., Pandey, P.K.S. & Gupta, R.S. (2003). Modelling language acquisition and conceptual development in differential environments using non-linear dynamics. Proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical Neurobiology, NBRC, New Delhi.

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