Spandana Bhowmik has a PhD degree in Digital Humanities, under the supervision of Prof Sukanta Chaudhuri, from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
She was a Charles Wallace Fellow; a Visiting Fellow at the Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia; and the British Library, United Kingdom. She has worked at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, for ten years. She was part of the digital development team for Bichitra: The Online Tagore Variorum project.
She is passionate about old and rare books, black and white films, music, and the performing arts and has a fascination for electronic gadgets and new digital tools.