Atreyee Sinha is an Associate Professor and the Chairperson in the Computing and Information Sciences Department at Edgewood College. She joined Edgewood after receiving her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, USA in May 2014. She sees herself as a facilitator of student learning, and teaches a variety of courses in computing, including programming, databases, web development, data analytics and machine learning.
Her research interests are in the areas of Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Image Search with applications to object and scene classification/ recognition/ identification, event detection and classification, large scale image/ video retrieval and mining, image/ video geolocalization, face recognition and other interesting applications of computer vision. Her present work includes developing image descriptors and designing robust image classification models by applying computer vision concepts and statistical learning theory.
She also fosters external and interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships, promotes women in computing and STEM research, mentors students by being actively involved in the undergraduate research program, and strengthens relations with the community.