Shirshendu Chatterjee

Associate Professor

Doctoral Faculty Member

Main Affiliation


Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Graduate Center

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Algorithms
  • Biostatistics
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Modeling
  • Network Science
  • Probability
  • Statistics


North Academic Center



Shirshendu Chatterjee

Shirshendu Chatterjee


After my PhD at Cornell University (2011), I joined the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, as a Courant Instructor, where I stayed till 2014. In the Fall semester of 2014, I arrived at CUNY..


I did my undergraduate (B.Stat degree, 2004) and masters (M.Stat degree, 2006) with Honors in Statistics at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, India. Then, I received an MS degree (2008) and PhD degree (2011) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY USA, with major in Operations Research & Information Engineering and minor in Mathematics. 

Research Interests

My favorite research topics include analysis of probabilistic models that arise from questions in BiosciencesSocial SciencesPhysics and Computer Science; and Statistical Inference problems that arise from questions in Biosciences and other network data analysis.

Publications and Preprints