Prof. Santosh is the Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of South Dakota (USD). Prof. Santosh served School of Computing and IT, Taylor's University as a Visiting Associate Professor, for one year (2019/2020). Before joining USD, Prof. Santosh worked as a research fellow at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH). He worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at the LORIA research centre, Universite de Lorraine in direct collaboration with industrial partner ITESOFT, France. He also served as a research scientist at the INRIA Nancy Grand Est research centre, France, where, he has received his PhD diploma in Computer Science. Before that, he worked as a graduate research scholar at the SIIT, Thammasat University, Thailand. Prof. Santosh has demonstrated expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing, data mining and big data with various application domains, such as healthcare informatics and medical imaging, document imaging, biometrics, forensics, speech analysis, and Internet of Things. His research projects are funded by multiple agencies, such as SDCRGP, Department of Education (DOE), National Science Foundation (NSF), and Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AOARD). Prof. Santosh is the proud recipient of the President's Research Excellence Award (USD, 2019) and an award from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (2014).
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