He is B. Sc. (Physics), B. Tech. & M. Tech. (Optics and Optoelectronics) from University of Calcutta and PhD (Engg.) from Jadavpur University, is currently an Associate Professor and Head of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. In addition, he is serving as the Dean (R & D) of the institute from November 2013. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta for his Masters. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology of UIT, BU from 2005-2011. He was a Lecturer in Information Technology of Kalyani Government Engineering College, Kalyani during 2001-2005. He is a co-author of 2 books and 4 edited books and about 126 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings. In addition, he has got a patent in intelligent techniques to his credit. Dr. Bhattacharyya is a member/fellow of different professional bodies including IEEE and ACM.