Dr Medha Bhattacharyya is an Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities (English) in Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India. She has been teaching in India for around 15 years. She was the Academic Advisor for the entry on “Rabindranath Tagore,” Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Detroit: Gale. Vol. 324 (2016). She was the Member of the Advisory Board (2016-2017) of the journal “Plusteblume” published by Pen & Anvil Press, with the sponsorship of the Department of World Languages and Literature, Boston University, and the Boston University Editorial Institute. She has publications in several international journals of renown. She has delivered invited talks at universities on Rabindranath Tagore and Translation. She has presented papers at several international and national seminars and conferences. Her fields of research include Translation Studies, Rabindranath Tagore Studies, Environment, Diaspora Literatures, Soft Skills, Postcolonial Literatures, ELT, and Creative Writing. She is a practising poet. She obtained the prestigious award of ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) on the occasion of Teachers’ Day 2018 celebration in India for her outstanding contribution to “teaching, learning and research” (award received on 8 September 2018). She obtained top 5% (All-India rank) and “Elite” grade in AICTE-NPTEL MOOC: “Technical English for Engineers” from IIT Madras, October 2018.
She is a lifetime member of EFSLE and also she has been appointed as one of the Executive Council Members (ECM) for its West Bengal- South Region.