Dr. Niladri Sekhr Dash: MA, Ph.D., ANLP, CCP

Associate Professor (Corpus and Computational Linguistics)


Linguistic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India


Phone (Off): +91- 033 - 2575 3281

Phone (Mobile): +91 – 94331 90295


Email: niladri@isical.ac.in

Email: ns_dash@yahoo.com

Email: nisedash@gmail.com



Area of Specialization:

Applied Linguistics, Bengali Language and Linguistics, Computational Lexicography, Computer Assisted Language Teaching, Corpus Linguistics, Educational Technology, Field Linguistics, Graded Vocabulary Generation, Language Technology, Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing, Word Sense Disambiguation, etc.

Principal or Co-Principal Investigator:

PI: ILCI-II-Bengali (2012-2015) [DIT, MCIT, Govt. of India]

Co-PI: Indradhanusha WordNet-Bengali (2010-2013) [DIT, MCIT, Govt. of India]

PI: Linguistic Field Survey at Giridih, Jharkhand (2012-2013) [ISI, Kolkata]

PI: Bengali Pronunciation Dictionary in Electronic and Printed Form (2012-2015) [ISI, Kolkata]

Books Authored or Edited:

Corpus Linguistics and Language Technology: With Reference to Indian Languages. New Delhi: Mittal Publications [2005].

Bhasangsha Sangraha O Adhunik Bhasabijnan (Language Corpora and Modern Linguistics). Kolkata: Daksha Bharati [2006].

Bahurupi Bangla Banan (Multifaceted Bengali Spellings). Kolkata: Daksha Bharati [2006].

Language Corpora and Applied Linguistics. Kolkata: Sahitya Samsad [2007].

Rainbow of Linguistics: Vol. I & Vol. II. Kolkata: T. Media Publication [2007].

Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction. New Delhi: Pearson Education-Longman [2008]

Corpus Based Analysis of the Bengali Language. Saarbrucken: VDM [2009]

Language Corpora: Past, Present and Future. New Delhi: Mittal Publications [2009]

Modern Bengali Script: An Introduction. Kolkata: Daksha Bharati [1010]

A Descriptive Study of the Modern Bengali Script. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publications [2011].

Language and Linguistics. New Delhi: Heritage Publishers [2011].

Delivered Lectures as Invited Faculty:

Madras University, Chennai (2004); Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2005);

Punjabi University, Patiala (2006); North Bengal University, Darjeeling (2006);

Rastriya Sanskrit University, Tirupati (2008); Telugu University, Hyderabad (2009);

Ranchi University, Ranchi (2009); R. K. Mission Vivekananda University, Kolkata (2010); Calcutta University, Kolkata (2010); Kashmir University, Srinagar (2011);

Goa University, Panaji (2012).

Editorial Assignments:

Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Advanced Linguistic Studies

Guest Editor: Language Forum

Editorial Board Member: Language Forum

Editorial Board Member: Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics


ASI@IT&C, European Commission (2000-2003);

Zi-Corporation, Canada (2004);

Mobile Labs, Lund, Sweden (2007);

Dept. of Linguistics, Syracuse University, USA (2007);

Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada (2010);

Language, Art, National Culture, Education and Research Society, India (2019-2011)