Dr. B.K. Murthy is currently heading the National Knowledge Network, Human Resources Development, Productivity Enhancement & Employment Generation Divisions, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt. of India.
He is instrumental in the initiation of e-learning activities of the DIT and contributed significantly for the incorporation of Media Lab Asia. He was also served as Executive Director, DOEACC Society. He was member of Technical Committee & Project Approval Board of National Mission on Education Through ICT (NMEICT), MHRD; Academic Advisory Committee, School of Computer Sciences, IGNOU; and Examination Board Member DOEACC society. He was also a guest faculty at IIT Roorkee, IIITM Gwalior.
Dr. Murthy’s research interests include AI, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Engineering, Object Oriented Design and Semantic Web.