I am an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing and affiliated faculty at the Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems of Indian Institute of Science. My research focuses on user modelling and multimodal human-machine interaction for aviation and automotive environments and for assistive technology. I set up and lead the Interaction Design (I3D) Lab at CPDM, IISc. I am a Co-Chair of the IRG AVA and Focus Group on Smart TV at International Telecommunication Union. I am a member of the UKRI International Development Peer Review College, Society of Flight Test Engineers and was a professional member of the British Computer Society, Associate Fellow at the UK Higher Education Academy and Royal Society of Medicine.
Earlier, I was a Senior Research Associate at Engineering Department, Research Fellow at Wolfson College and Research Associate atTrinity Hall of University of Cambridge I completed PhD in Computer Science at the Rainbow Group of University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory and Trinity College in 2010 and was awarded a Gates-Cambridge Scholarship in 2006. I undertook a first degree in Information Technology at the University of Kalyani and a master degree at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
I conducted courses on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at National Institute of Fashion Technology, Automotive User Interface and AR/VR systems at Ashok Leyland, Multimodal Interaction at Honeywell, Human Computer Interaction at Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, Assistive Technology at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Besides academics, I am a keen rifle shooter and won gold medals in Imperial Shooting Meet from 2010 to 2017. I was the Senior Treasurer of Cambridge University Revolver and Pistol club, captain of Wolfson College Cricket Club, Trinity College graduate cricket team and secretary of the Engineering Department cricket team.
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