Education University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1981-1984, Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science; Thesis title: A Computational Theory of Metaphor Comprehension and Analogical Reasoning, Thesis Advisor: Dr. M.A. Arbib. Philips International Institute of Technological Studies, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Affiliated to the Netherlands Universities Foundation For International Cooperation), 1980-1981, M.E. in Electronics Engineering; Thesis title: Sentence Analysis Programs Based on Montague Grammars. University of Bhopal, Bhopal, India, 1974 -1979, B.E. with First Class Honors in Electronics Engineering. Languages Hindi (mother tongue), English (fluent), Japanese (fluent), Dutch (elementary). Experience Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Gachibowli, Hyderabad: 2004 – present. Head, Cognitive Science Lab: Aug. 2007 - present. Courses taught include: Introduction to Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Research Methods, Usability Engineering, Advanced Artificial Intelligence, Introduction to Robotics, Electronic Circuits, Electronic Workshop, IT Workshop. Co-taught a course on Cognitive Robotics with Georgi Stojanov (American University in Paris) at the 14th International Summer School in Cognitive Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, July 9 - 5, 2007. Visiting Researcher, Institute of Cognitive Science, Osnabrück University, Germany, November 13 - 19, 2006. Faculty of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Japan. Professor, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering: 2002 2004. Professor, Department of Computer, Information, and Communication Sciences: 2000 2002. Associate Professor: Department of Computer, Information, and Communication Sciences:1995 2000.