Faculty and Staff Achievements

IEEE CIS 2024 Outstanding Early Career Award – Assistant Professor Soujanya Poria

Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) Assistant Professor Soujanya Poria has received the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) 2024 Early Career Award, for his contributions to the development of deep learning models for conversational understanding, and sentiment and emotion analysis.

An active participant in the academic community, Assistant Prof Poria serves as an associate editor for reputable publications including Cognitive Computation, Information Fusion, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, and Neurocomputing. His commitment to advancing the field of artificial intelligence is widely recognised, having received several awards including the Young Scientist Award (at the 2023 President’s Science & Technology Awards), the Aminer AI2000 Most Influential Scholar Honorable Mention Award (2023) and IEEE AI’s 10 to Watch (2022).

The IEEE CIS Early Career Award was established in 2010 to recognise outstanding young scientists or engineers who have contributed to the advancement of theory, technologies, and/or applications of computational intelligence through inventions, new technologies, innovative technical developments, new product implementations, or the management of innovative product design or production processes.