Dr. Atanu Rakshit post graduated from I I T, Kharagpur in 1976 and obtained Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Calcutta University in 1984. In 1979, Dr. Rakshit joined Department of Computer Science, University of Calcutta as faculty member. He had served Department of Computer Science in various capacities for 7 years. Subsequently Dr. Rakshit joint NITIE in 1986 as Assistant Professor. In NITIE, Dr. Rakshit was professor and Head of IT Group. He was also Head of Advance Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (AMCE) and Microsoft Lab. Dr. Rakshit was also the Member NITIE Board of Governors.
He has served NITIE in various capacities for more than 12 years. He joined International Institute of Information Technology (I2IT), Pune as Professor and Dean (Academic) in 2004. Subsequently he was the Deputy Director and Professor of ASCT Group in the Institute and served the institute for more than 7 years. Prior to joining the International Institute of Information Technology, Pune during 6 years (1998 to 2004) he has served few IT Companies. Some of them are M/s Vistaar Systems Limited, (USA based IT Product Company) as Vice President, M/s Global E-Secure Limited (Subsidiary of GTL) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), M/s Datamatics Limited as Vice President (for two SBUs – E-Business and System Software), M/s Corcomp Infosystems as Director. Since September 01, 2011 he has joined Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak as Professor. The areas of specialization for Dr. Rakshit are Cloud Computing, SOA, Business Process Management, EAI, Data Warehousing and Data Mining.
Dr. Rakshit has more than 32 years of Teaching, Research and Consulting experience in the area of Information Technology. He has dealt with many subjects during his postgraduate teaching and research activities like – Cloud Computing, Business Process Management, Service Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Application Integration, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, DBMS, Software Engineering, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, ERP, BPR through IT, Software Project Management, LAN and Internetworking etc. Dr. Rakshit was also visiting faculty in many leading academic institutes like – IIT Mumbai, SP Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai University etc.
Since last 25 years Dr. Rakshit is actively involved in providing consulting services to various areas of E- Security, E-Business, E-Commerce, Total Network Solution, Application Software Development, BPR through IT, System Integration. Some of the major clients are – Wisekey (Switzerland), Codeworks (USA), Kawasaki Steel (Japan), ICICI Prudential, Air India, MRPL, Gharda Chemicals, Hindulco, Cochin Refinery, Coal India etc.
Dr Rakshit is Fellow of Computer Society of India. Dr. Rakshit in his credit published many papers in the International/ National Journals and Conferences. Dr. Rakshit has guided and produced four Ph.D. scholars in the area of IT and presently one student has submitted the thesis. He has chaired many International Conferences in India and abroad. He is the reviewer of International journals in UK and USA. Dr. Rakshit is the member of IEEE.