- Current Affiliation: Associate Professor, Consciousness Studies Programme, School of Humanities, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), IISc. Campus, Bengaluru.  (Oct'18 - current)

- Visting Professor, Amrita School of Engg., Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus. (June'23 - current)

- IEEE Senior member (Oct'19) and past member of the Executive Committee of IEEE Computer Society, Bangalore Chapter.

Previous affiliations:

Oct'15 - Oct'18: Assistant Professor, Consciousness Studies Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru.

Sep'13 - Sep'15: Lead Scientist, Biomedical Signal Analysis Lab, GE Global Research, Bengaluru.

Dec'08 - Aug'13:  Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics & Communications Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus in Kerala.

Adjunct faculty at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore (Aug'12 - July'13).

Visiting post-doctoral student at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), in Dr. K W Wong's lab for the period June-August 2011. 

Visiting Faculty at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER-P), Pune for the period Aug-Nov'08. 


Defended in Jan 2010, School of Natural and Engineering Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) under the guidance of Prof. Prabhakar G. Vaidya.

PhD thesis is titled: "Novel Applications of Chaos Theory to Coding and Cryptography". 


Master of Science thesis (2001) titled "Motion-SPECK: A Set Partitioned Embedded Moving Color Picture Coder",  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, under the guidance of Prof. William A. Pearlman.


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