Dr. Sinjini Mitra is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences in the Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton. Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (USC-ISI), and a Postdoctoral research Associate at the Department of Statistics and CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Mitra received her B.Sc. degree from Presidency College, Calcutta (Major: Statistics), M.Stat. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, and Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Dr. Mitra’s research interests include data mining and business analytics, biometric authentication and security-related topics, and statistical methodologies for data analysis, modeling and inference. She is a member of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and its sections on “Statistical Learning and Data Mining” and “Business and Economic Statistics”, and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). She has more than 25 research publications, including 6 peer-reviewed journal articles and 7 book chapters. She has served as a reviewer for several journals and conferences, including IEEE transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) and the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA), and has served on several conference program committees. She teaches courses in the area of Statistics, probability and data mining. Dr. Mitra received a graduate student travel award at Carnegie Mellon in 2004-2005 and was listed in the Premier Edition of Marquis’ Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in 2006. She also received several awards for excellence during her undergraduate and graduate studies in Calcutta, India.