Bibhutibhusan Sen obtained DSc from University of Calcutta. He was Lecturer in Mathematics, Education Service, Government of Bengal; Research Professor, Birla College of Engineering, Pilani; Professor and Head, Jadavpur University; Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics and Principal, Vidya Bhavan, Visva Bharati; and Emeritus Professor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Academic and Research Achievements: Working in different areas of applied mathematics, Sen specialized in elasticity. He worked on elastodynamics, thermoelasticity, viscoelasticity, piezo-electricity, magnetoelasticity, plasticity, theoretical seismology and fluid mechanics. Sen authored two books: Special Functions and Laplace Transform; another titled Numerical Analysis was published posthumously.
Awards and Honours: Professor Sen was elected President of the Mathematics Section, Indian Science Congress (1952).