Goutam Saha PhD
Goutam Saha, BTech, Ph.D. from IIT, Kharagpur had short Management Training at XLRI, Jamshedpur. During 1990-1994, he worked with Tata Steel. He joined the faculty of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering ( E & ECE) at IIT Kharagpur in 2002. In the 2006 fall semester, he was with the University of Southern California, the USA as a 'Visiting Professor'. He was also with Trento University, Italy briefly as a 'Visiting Scientist'. He has given many invited lectures in India and abroad. His research interest includes analysis of heart, lung, neuro, speech, and audio signals with collaboration from India and abroad.
He published papers in leading international journals & conference proceedings, co-authored two popular textbooks published by Tata McGraw-Hill, and filed several patents and also, copyright. His work was declared a winner in DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Program, selected for the Rashtrapati Bhavan exhibition, became an editorial article of the peer-reviewed research journal, and was covered in leading media. His interview was aired in the weekly science program of German SWR2.
His innovation features in India Innovates Youtube channel. He has to credit the technology transfer of his patent and copyright. Prof. Saha has won many research grants for his own research work and also, for mega-initiatives at the institute level. While E & ECE remains his core expertise, he has taken a keen interest in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Since 2011, he has been part of various funded projects related to IPR as a joint investigator for which he worked together with a large number of faculty members of Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSoIPL) at IIT Kharagpur.
Prof. Saha has served in many administrative positions over the years. These include Professor-in-Charge, Intellectual Property Rights & Industrial Relationship; IPR Chair Professor; Coordinator, Signals & Systems for Life Science; Coordinator of National Service Scheme (NSS) and NSO Health & Fitness at IIT Kharagpur. At the National level, he served as Coordinator cum Convener of IMPRINT-India Healthcare Technology domain and also, as experts in various committees. Currently, he is serving as one of the vice-chairmen of institute ERP and also as Dean of RGSoIPL.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Virginia Board of Medicine
Virginia Board of Medicine accepts the courses that are endorsed by ACCME and grants AMA PRA Category 1 credit.
CME Credits Required : 60.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 30.00
- 60 hours every 2 years;
- 30 hours of CME must be under Category 1, of which 2 hours must be in pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addiction.
- 60 hours of CME for every 2 years followed by immediate preceding renewal
- A minimum of 30 hours must be under Category 1, of which 2 hours must be in pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis of management of addiction.
- OCC/MOC is not specifically addressed, but an endorsement of recertification by a specialty board is admitted as a substitute by the Virginia Board of Medicine.