While completing his doctoral degree, Dutta worked as a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Science, in Bangalore, India. Subsequently, he served as a visiting scientist at the Universidad Autonoma in Madrid, Spain and at the Solid State Physics Laboratory of Delhi, India. He joined Rensselaer in 1996 as a research associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, and Mechanics. Three years later, he was appointed as a research assistant professor in the Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering Department. In 2000, he was offered a tenure track assistant professor position.
Dr. Franklin has held visiting positions at UC Berkeley, the US Army Topographic Engineering Center, Ft Belvoir, the Dipartimento di Informatica e Scienze dell'Informazione, Universita di Genova, Italy, the Dept. de Science Geodesique, University of Laval, Quebec City, Canada, the Division of Information Technology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra, Australia, and the Institute of Systems Science, National Univer sity of Singapore. He also helped found two defunct hi-tech startups, Hudson Data Systems, and Attic Graphics, Inc. He is an incorporator and board member of the Institute for Infrastructure Asset Management.
Detailed info, including a resume, long bio, and research and teaching interests, is on his website. He welcomes questions.