Saroj K. Meher is an Associate Professor of the System Science and Informatics Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre. He received the B.Sc. degree in Physics (Honours) from the Sambalpur University in 1990, M.Sc. degree in Physics with Electronics Specialization and Ph.D. degree in Science from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in 1997 and 2003, respectively.

He worked as a Senior Research Scientist at Research & Development Units of various Industries in India for about three years and was awarded for his excellent contribution in some important projects. He was working as a Post Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in 2005-2006 and 2009-2010.

He received the Sir. J. C. Bose memorial award of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India in the year 2003 and Orissa Young Scientist award for research in the field of Electronic Sciences & Technology for the year 2003 and Three Gold Medals from Institute of Engineers, Orissa. He is an elected Senior Member IEEE.

His current research interest includes Image processing & analysis including remote sensing imagery, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Granular Computing, Computational Intelligence/Soft Computing. He has contributed about 50 research papers in well known and prestigious archival journals, international refereed conferences and in the edited monograph volumes.