Jit Biswas

Senior Lecturer

Email: wvg_ovfjnf@fhgq.rqh.ft
Telephone: +65 6486 7049
Room Number: 1.502.25
Research Interests:
Networking, and Wireless and Sensor Networks

Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design, Science and Math


Dr Jit Biswas is a Senior Lecturer in the ISTD Pilllar at SUTD. Previously he was in various positions and departments at the A*Star Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore, where he worked on Healthcare applications using Ambient Intelligence and Sensor Networking technologies. His work focused on services and applications for eldercare, and involved collaboration with hospitals and nursing homes for the purpose of deploying and testing new ways of monitoring and taking care of the elderly. Dr Biswas has an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, INDIA, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, USA.


  • 1987 – PhD, University of Texas at Austin (Computer Science)
  • 1983 – M.S., Southern Methodist University (Computer Science)
  • 1979 – Post Grad Dip. in Ind Engg., National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, INDIA (Industrial Engineering)
  • 1977 – B.E. Hons, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)

Research Interests

Healthcare, Networking, Internet of Things

Selected Publications

Ibrahim Sadek, Jit Biswas, Zhu Yongwei, Zhang Haihong, Jayachandran Maniyeri, Chen Zhihao, Teo Juteng, Ng Soonhuat and Mounir Mokhtari, “Sensor Data Quality Processing for Vital Signs with Opportunistic Ambient Sensing”, to appear in the Proceedings of the 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, 15th to 20th 2016