Dr. Mala Dutta

Dr. Mala Dutta

Associate Dean

  • Faculty of Computer Technology


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Mala Dutta Data Mining, Machine Learning, Recommendation Systems



Board/ University



Post-doctoral  Research Fellowship  in the MHRD sponsored project titled  “Machine Learning Research and Big Data Analysis” in the department of Computer Science and Engineering (a MHRD certified centre of excellence), Tezpur University, Tezpur


Nov 2014  - June 2016


Dept  of  Computer Science, Gauhati  University. 
Thesis Title: ‘Development  of  Efficient 
Algorithms  for  some  Problems  in 
Interval  Data  Mining’ 



NERIM (Dibrugarh University)


BSc (Physics Hons)

B. Barooah College, Gauhati University


HS (Science)

Handique  Girl's  College (Assam HigherSecondary Education  Council)



St.Mary's  English High School 
(Secondary  Education  Board  of 


Working Experience


Role / Designation


Assam down town University

Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

March 2018 onward

IT  Division,  RGVN (North  East) 
Microfinance  Ltd, 
Guwahati – 781024

 Analyst  and  Training  Coordinator (IT)  


Responsibilities –  Lead  Trainer  in  charge  of  training 
the  workforce  of  the  organization  during  the  transformation  of   the 
organization  to  North  East  Small 
Finance  Bank (NESFB)

June 2016 - June 2017

 Dept. of  Computer
  Science  and  Dept of  IT  in  Gauhati University, Ghy 781014

Guest  Faculty

Courses taught: MSc (Computer Sc.), MSc (IT), BTech, MTech   

8 years of teaching experience
( May 2004 - Sept 2006,
Feb 2008- Dec 2011,
Jan 2013 - Nov 2014) 

Infosys Technologies Ltd. , Bangalore 

Associate  Technical  Evangelist 

Responsibilities -  Handling technical  sessions  for  IT  
professionals in the company  across the country – Hyderabad, Chennai, Mysore and Bangalore, designing  courses,  setting up evaluation procedures

Nov 2006 -  Jan 2008


Important  Training  Programmes / Workshops  attended  recently:

[1]  Workshop  on Machine Learning  held  at  AICTE HQ,  New  Delhi, February 2019 

[2]  Deep  Learning  and  its  Application  organized  by  the  Department  of  Computer  Science  and  Engineering, Indian  Institute  of  Information  Technology  Guwahati,  March 2020,  Sponsored  by  TEQIP III

Research  Publications:   

  •  M. Dutta, A.K. Mahanta. Mining calendar-based  periodicities of  patterns  in temporal data. In  Proc. 3rd  International Conference on  Pattern  Recognition and  Machine  Intelligence (PReMI’09),
    IIT New Delhi, India, December 2009, Springer  LNCS  5909, pp 243-248.                              
  •  A.K. Mahanta, M. Dutta. An  efficient  method  for  constructing  an  I-Tree. In  Proc. National Workshop 
     Design and Analysis  of  Algorithms (NWDAA’10),  Tezpur, Assam, India, January 2010,
     Narosa  Publications, pp 75–77.
  •   A.K. Mahanta, M. Dutta. Mining closed frequent  intervals  from  interval  data  International Journal 
      Applied Science and Advance Technology, Global ResearchPublications (GRP), 1(1):1–3,  
     January – June 2012.
  •   M. Dutta, A. K. Mahanta. Detection  of  calendar-based periodicities  of  interval-based  temporal
      patterns. International Journal of Data Mining and Knowledge Management Process, Academy & 
      Research Collaboration  Center (AIRCC), 2(1):17–31, January 2012.
  •   A. K. Mahanta, M. Dutta. An efficient mechanism for  identifying  any  frequent   interval  in  temporal 
      interval data. Journal of  Computer Science and  Engineering, 10(2):1–5, December 2012.
  •   M. Dutta, M. Dutta, A.K. Mahanta. Mining  closed intervals in an interval database : An  incremental   method . In  Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication  Technologies (ICECCT), Coimbatore, India,  March  2015,  pp  702–707.    
  •  N. Sharma, M. Dutta. Movie Recommendation Systems: A Brief Overview  In  Proc. 8th International  Conference on Computer and Communications Management (ICCCM), ACM, Singapore, July 2020,  pp 59-62.
  • P. P. Bairagi, M. Dutta. Various Energy Saving Approaches in Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview  In Proc. 10th IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems and Network  Technology (CSNT 2021) , Bhopal, June, 2021, pp 499- 504. 
  • A. Baruah, L.P. Saikia, M. Dutta.  Improved FAST  (Feature from accelerated  segment test)  algorithm based  on histogram oriented  gradient (HOG) descriptor. In  Proc. International Conference on  Computer Science, Industrial Electronics (ICCSIE 2021), Guwahati, August  2021, pp 15 - 19.

  • P. P. Bairagi, M. Dutta. A Performance Evaluation of AODV and DSR Protocols over TCP and UDP  in Wireless Adhoc Network , Vidyabharati International Interdiscipliary Research Journal, Special Issue on Emerging Techniques in Interdisciplinary Sciences, October 2021, Part 9, pp.2080-2086

  • A. Baruah, L.P. Saikia, M. Dutta. Experimental Analysis of  Surf, Fast, Harris Algorithm under different  conditions  in digital image processing.  In Proc. International Conference on  Computer Science, Industrial  Electronics (ICCSIE), Guwahati,  September  2021,  pp 12-17.

  • Deepjyoti Roy, M. Dutta,   A Systematic Review and Research Perspective  on  Recommender  Systems, Accepted, Journal of  Big  Data, March 2022




Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded Certificate of Merit by Infosys Technologies Ltd. Bangalore for excellence in teaching (2007)
  • Awarded  Certificate  of  Appreciation  by  Assam  down  town  University  as  a Faculty  Speaker  in  the  Saturday  Seminar  Series  organized  by  the  Research  Cell  of  Assam  down  town  University  (2018)
  • Awarded  Certificate  of  Appreciation  by  Assam  down  town  University  for  proactive  work  done  during  the  NAAC  accreditation  process  of  the  university  (2018)