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North America's Leading Energy Event
June 8 - 10, 2021
Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada

Sagar Neel Purkayastha

Sagar Neel Purkayastha New

Sagar Neel Purkayastha

Senior Data Scientist and Senior Consultant

Sagar Neel Purkayastha is a Senior Data Scientist and Senior Consultant with IBM (Watson Advanced Analytics), where he leads the formulation and development of cutting-edge solutions in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Optimization applied to the Energy sector. Prior to joining IBM, Sagar received his PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, from the University of Calgary and completed two master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and Rice University. Additionally, Sagar has 13 years of research experience (with a number of peer reviewed publications) in the areas of AI, ML, Optimization, and Advanced Process Control applied to the fields of Oil and Gas, Robotics, Human Prosthetics, Haptics, Cognitive Psychology, and Brain Machine Interfaces.