Nirmalya Thakur

Human-Computer Interaction Researcher,User Experience Designer,Artificial Intelligence Researcher,Machine Learning Expert,Data Scientist

ABOUT

Nirmalya Thakur is affiliated with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests include Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Data Science, and Natural Language Processing.

He has authored 28 peer-reviewed publications in a combination of conference papers, journal publications and invited book chapters, that have been cited close to 150 times. He has delivered 21 presentations in the form of keynote addresses and invited presentations at conferences in United States, Canada, China, France, Denmark, and Indonesia. Nirmalya has reviewed more than 260 papers by serving on the reviewer board of 28 conferences and almost as many journals. His work as a reviewer was appreciated by the European Alliance for Innovation. He has also worked for 26 international conferences as a committee member.

Nirmalya Thakur is a globally celebrated scholar in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and its interrelated disciplines. He has received multiple nationally and internationally recognized awards and honors. Some of the recent ones include the Young Innovator Award, the Young Scientist of the Year Award, the Excellent Researcher Award, and the Research Excellence Award. In 2020, for the second year in a row, his biography was featured by Marquis Who’s Who, who since 1899 have chronicled the lives and achievements of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from around the world in their annual publications (2020 press release, 2019 press release). He is inducted in the elite list of Marquis Top Scientists of the World and has been recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Professional in Activity Centric Computing.

In view of his breakthrough research, he has been featured on Yahoo News, in newspapers such as The Arizona Republic and The Chronicle Journal, and on WRDE Coast TV, an NBC affiliated TV station. He was a nominee of the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 list of Scientists and has received several other awards and recognitions as well as multiple research grants to support his work.To add to the above, he is a licensed Android Developer for Google Playstore, an Oracle Certified Java Professional, an Oracle Certified SQL Developer, an Oracle Certified PL-SQL Developer, and has completed more than 200 online certification courses related to his fields of research interests.

RECENT NEWS

April 1, 2021

Nirmalya Thakur Featured on Yahoo News for his most recent publication on Indoor Localization


March 31, 2021

Nirmalya Thakur Crosses the Landmark of 250 Verified Reviews for International Conferences and Journals

March 16, 2021

Nirmalya Thakur Receives the Research Excellence Award by the Institute of Scholars for his research on Assisted Living

March 5, 2021

Nirmalya Thakur Wins the Young Innovator Award at the 2nd Universal Innovators Leadership Awards

January 4, 2021

Nirmalya Thakur Wins the Young Scientist of the Year Award at the 2nd International Business & Academic Excellence Awards



December 12, 2020

Nirmalya Thakur Receives a Research Grant from Sigma-Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society


December 7, 2020

Nirmalya Thakur Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Human-Computer Interaction Research


October 16, 2020

Nirmalya Thakur Wins the Coveted Excellent Researcher Award at the 2nd International Academic & Research Excellence Awards



September 30, 2020

Nirmalya Thakur is one of the Finalists of the highly competitive U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM)'s Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award Competition

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Multimodal Approaches for Indoor Localization for Ambient Assisted Living in Smart Homes", Special Issue on Pervasive Computing in IoT, Journal of Information, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2021, Article 114 link to paper
  2. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "An Ambient Intelligence-Based Human Behavior Monitoring Framework for Ubiquitous Environments", Special Issue on Pervasive Computing in IoT, Journal of Information, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2021, Article 81 link to paper
  3. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Multimodal Approach for Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment from Tweets", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Accepted for Publication)
  4. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Google Trends to Investigate the Degree of Global Interest Related to Indoor Location Detection", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Accepted for Publication)
  5. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Human-Human Interaction-driven Framework to Address Societal Issues", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Accepted for Publication)
  6. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Towards A Language for Defining Human Behavior for Complex Activities", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020 link to paper
  7. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Towards a Knowledge Base for Activity Recognition of Diverse Users", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020 link to paper
  8. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Framework for facilitating Human-Human Interactions to Mitigate Loneliness in Elderly", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020 link to paper
  9. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Multilayered Contextually Intelligent Activity Recognition Framework for Smart Home", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020 link to paper
  10. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "An Intelligent Ubiquitous Activity Aware Framework for Smart Home", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020 link to paper
  11. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Context Driven Indoor Localization Framework for Assisted Living in Smart Homes", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2020), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2020 link to paper
  12. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Framework for Monitoring Indoor Navigational Hazards and Safety of Elderly", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2020), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2020 link to paper
  13. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Review of Assistive Technologies for Activities of Daily Living of Elderly", Book chapter in: Assisted Living: Current Issues and Challenges, ISBN: 978-1-53618-446-4, 2020 Nova Science Publishers, Pp. 61 - 84 link to paper
  14. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Framework for Prediction of Cramps during Activities of Daily Living in Elderly", Proceedings of the International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2020), Fuzhou, China, June 12-14, 2020 link to paper
  15. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "An Approach for Detection of Walking Related Falls during Activities of Daily Living", Proceedings of the International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2020), Fuzhou, China, June 12-14, 2020 link to paper
  16. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "A Framework for Developing a Smart and Adaptive Environment for Aging Population". Book chapter in: Information and Communication Technologies for Humanitarian Services, IET Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-78561-996-0, Pp. 269 - 290 link to paper
  17. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "An Improved Approach for Complex Activity Recognition in Smart Homes". In: Reuse in the Big Data Era (pp 220 - 231), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 11602. Springer, Cham link to chapter
  18. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, "Framework for an Intelligent Affect Aware Smart Home Environment for Elderly People". International Journal of Recent Trends in Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI),Volume - 9, Issue 1, 2019, pp. 23-43 link to paper
  19. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “Framework for a Personalized Intelligent Assistant to Elderly People for Activities of Daily Living”, International Journal of Recent Trends in Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI), Volume – 9, Issue – 1, 2019, pp. 1-22 link to paper
  20. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “A Context-Driven Complex Activity Framework for Smart Home”, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) 2018, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 1-3, 2018 link to paper
  21. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “A Hierarchical Model for Analyzing User Experiences in Affect Aware Systems”, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) 2018, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 1-3, 2018 link to paper
  22. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “An Approach to Analyze the Social Acceptance of Virtual Assistants by Elderly People”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) 2018, Santa Barbara, California, Oct. 15-18, 2018 link to paper
  23. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “Methodology for Forecasting User Experience for Smart and Assisted Living in Affect Aware Systems” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) 2018, Santa Barbara, California, Oct. 15-18, 2018 link to paper
  24. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “An Emotion Recognition Algorithm for Implementation of Affect Aware Systems in a Smart Home Context”, Poster Presentation, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, June 1, 2018 link to paper
  25. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “An Activity Analysis Model for Enhancing User Experiences in Affect Aware Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE 5G World Forum Conference (IEEE 5GWF) 2018, Santa Clara, California, July 09-11, 2018 link to paper
  26. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “A Virtual Wisdom Mining ‘Pan’ For Connecting Retired Experts With Currently Active Professionals”, Proceedings of IT Research Symposium, University of Cincinnati, Apr. 10, 2018 link to paper
  27. Nirmalya Thakur and Chia Y. Han, “A Complex Activity Based Emotion Recognition Algorithm For Affect Aware Systems”, Proceedings of IEEE 8th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC) 2018, Las Vegas, Jan. 08-10, 2018 link to paper
  28. S. Mallick, B. Mishra, S. S. Thakur, N. Thakur, “Constant Observation Matrix Based Power Systems State Estimation” IEEE International Conference on Energy, Power & Energy Towards Sustainable Growth ICEPE 2015, June 12-13, 2015 link to paper


KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

  1. Nirmalya Thakur, "Machine Learning and its applications for monitoring Elderly Health in Smart Homes", International Symposium on Automation, Information and Computing (ISAIC 2020), Beijing, China, December 2nd-4th, 2020.
  2. Nirmalya Thakur, "Affective Computing and its Applications for Building Trust in Human-Technology Partnerships", International Conference on Electronics, Biomedical Engineering, and Health Informatics (ICEBEHI 2020), Surabaya, Indonesia, October 8-9, 2020.
  3. Nirmalya Thakur, "Machine Learning and its Applications for Developing Emotional Intelligence in Smart Homes", The International Conference on Machine Learning and Computer Application (ICMLCA 2020), Shangri-La, China, September 11-13, 2020.
  4. Nirmalya Thakur, "Towards Developing Affect Aware Smart Environments by Intelligent Analysis of User Interaction Data", The 2020 International Conference on Computer Vision and Data Mining (ICCVDM 2020), Xi'an China, August 14-16, 2020.
  5. Nirmalya Thakur, "Exploring the potential of Big Data for Ambient Assisted Living in Smart Homes", The Second International Conference on Big Data and Advanced Wireless Technologies (BDAW 2020), UK, July 09-10, 2020.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Multimodal Approach for Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment from Tweets", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Upcoming Presentation)
  2. Nirmalya Thakur, "Google Trends to Investigate the Degree of Global Interest Related to Indoor Location Detection", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Upcoming Presentation)
  3. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Human-Human Interaction-driven Framework to Address Societal Issues", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2021), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2021 (Upcoming Presentation)
  4. Nirmalya Thakur, "Towards A Language for Defining Human Behavior for Complex Activities", the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020
  5. Nirmalya Thakur, "Towards a Knowledge Base for Activity Recognition of Diverse Users", the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020
  6. Nirmalya Thakur, "Framework for facilitating Human-Human Interactions to Mitigate Loneliness in Elderly", the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020
  7. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Multilayered Contextually Intelligent Activity Recognition Framework for Smart Home", the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020
  8. Nirmalya Thakur, "An Intelligent Ubiquitous Activity Aware Framework for Smart Home", the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, August 27-29, 2020
  9. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Context Driven Indoor Localization Framework for Assisted Living in Smart Homes", the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2020), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2020
  10. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Framework for Monitoring Indoor Navigational Hazards and Safety of Elderly", the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2020), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2020
  11. Nirmalya Thakur, "A Framework for Prediction of Cramps during Activities of Daily Living in Elderly", the International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2020), Fuzhou, China, June 12-14, 2020
  12. Nirmalya Thakur, "An Approach for Detection of Walking Related Falls during Activities of Daily Living", the International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2020), Fuzhou, China, June 12-14, 2020
  13. Nirmalya Thakur, “A Context-Driven Complex Activity Framework for Smart Home”, the 9th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) 2018, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 1-3, 2018
  14. Nirmalya Thakur, “A Hierarchical Model for Analyzing User Experiences in Affect Aware Systems”, the 9th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) 2018, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 1-3, 2018
  15. Nirmalya Thakur, “An Approach to Analyze the Social Acceptance of Virtual Assistants by Elderly People”, the 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) 2018, Santa Barbara, California, Oct. 15-18, 2018
  16. Nirmalya Thakur, “Methodology for Forecasting User Experience for Smart and Assisted Living in Affect Aware Systems”, the 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) 2018, Santa Barbara, California, Oct. 15-18, 2018
  17. Nirmalya Thakur, “An Emotion Recognition Algorithm for Implementation of Affect Aware Systems in a Smart Home Context”, the Fourth Annual Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, June 1, 2018
  18. Nirmalya Thakur, “A Virtual Wisdom Mining ‘Pan’ For Connecting Retired Experts With Currently Active Professionals”, IT Research Symposium, University of Cincinnati, Apr. 10, 2018
  19. Nirmalya Thakur, “A Complex Activity Based Emotion Recognition Algorithm For Affect Aware Systems”, the IEEE 8th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC) 2018, Las Vegas, Jan. 08-10, 2018




CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES


  • Committee Member, The 6th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Signal Processing (ICSP 2021), Xi'an, China, April 09-11, 2021
  • Committee Member, Asia Conference on Information Engineering (ACIE 2021), Sanya, China, January 29-31, 2021
  • Committee Member, The 2021 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics and Computer Engineering (ICCECE 2021), Guangzhou, China, January 15-17, 2021
  • Committee Member, the 2020 IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Taipei, Taiwan, December 7-11, 2020
  • Committee Member, the International Symposium on Automation, Information and Computing (ISAIC 2020), Beijing, China, December 2-4, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI-2020), EXCO Daegu, South Korea, November 24-26, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 2020 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Intelligent Control (ICCEIC 2020), Chongqing, China, November 6-8, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation Engineering (ICIMA 2020), Wuhan, China, October 16-18, 2020
  • Committee Member, 2nd International Conference on Machine Learning & Applications (CMLA 2020), Copenhagen, Denmark, September 26-27, 2020
  • Committee Member, International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Medical Sciences (ISAIMS 2020), Beijing, China, September 11-13, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Technologies and Applications (ICAITA 2020), Dalian, China, August 21-23, 2020
  • Committee Member, the International Conference on Big Data and Social Sciences (ICBDSS 2020), Xi'an, China, August 14-16, 2020
  • Committee Member, the International Conference on Computer Vision and Data Mining, Xi'an, China, August 7-9, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science (AICS 2020), Wuhan, China, July 25-26, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 3rd International Conference on Computer Information Science and Application Technology (CISAT 2020), Dali, China, July 17-19, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 3rd International Symposium on Big Data and Applied Statistics (ISBDAS 2020), Kunming, China, July 10-12, 2020
  • Committee Member, The 2020 International Conference on 5G Mobile Communication and Information Science (MCIS-5G 2020), Guangzhou, China, June 26-28, 2020
  • Committee Member, The 5th International Symposium on Computer and Information Processing Technology (ISCIPT 2020), Tianjin, China, June 26-28, 2020
  • Committee Member, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Education (ICAIE 2020), Tianjin, China, June 26-28, 2020
  • Committee Member, The 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Electromechanical Automation (AIEA 2020), Tianjin, China, June 26-28, 2020
  • Committee Member, the International Symposium on Electronic Information Technology and Communication Engineering (ISEITCE 2020), Jinan, China, June 19-21, 2020
  • Committee Member, the International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2020), June 12-14, 2020, Fuzhou, China
  • Committee Member, the International Conference on Signal Processing and Computer Science (SPCS 2020),Xiamen, China, May 22-24, 2020
  • Committee Member, International Conference on Big Data and Informatization Education (ICBDIE2020), Zhangjiajie, China, April 24-26, 2020
  • Committee Member, the 4th International Workshop on Advanced Algorithms and Control Engineering (IWAACE 2020), Shenzhen, China, February 21-23, 2020
  • Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2018), Miyazaki, Japan, October 07-10, 2018

EDITORIAL & REVIEWER EXPERIENCE


  • Editor, Journal of Information and Communication Engineering (JICE), e-ISSN: 2432-5465, p-ISSN: 2186-9162, Applied Science and Computer Science Publications
  • Editor, Journal of Technology and Disability, ISSN 1055-4181, IOS Press
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, ISSN 1743-8195, Inderscience Publishers
  • Advisory Board Member, International Research Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, ISSN 2322-0821

  • Reviewer, Journal of Big Data and Cognitive Computing, (ISSN 2504-2289), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, IEEE Access (ISSN 2169-3536), The Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal - IEEE
  • Reviewer, Journal of Future Robot Life (ISSN 2589-9953), IOS Publishers
  • Reviewer, Journal of Internet of Things (ISSN 2542-6605), Elsevier Publishing
  • Reviewer, Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 1552-6607), Science Publications
  • Reviewer, Journal of Designs (ISSN 2411-9660), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, Journal of Building Engineering (ISSN: 2352-7102), Elsevier Publishing
  • Reviewer, Technology, Mind, and Behavior - A Journal of the American Psychological Association (ISSN: 2689-0208)
  • Reviewer, Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ISSN: 2415-6698)
  • Reviewer, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology (ISSN: 0975-4172)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (ISSN: 1875-8967), IOS Press
  • Reviewer, Journal of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, Journal of Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, Journal of Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994), MDPI Publishers
  • Reviewer, Annals of Telecommunications Journal (ISSN 1958-9395), Springer Publishing
  • Reviewer, Plos One Journal (ISSN 1932-6203), PLOS Publishing
  • Reviewer, IEEE Virtual Reality Conference
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Intelligent Informatics and Biomedical Sciences (ICIIBMS)
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Information Science and Communications Technologies (ICISCT)
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Electronics, Biomedical Engineering, and Health Informatics (ICEBEHI)
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation Engineering (ICIMA)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Global Communications Conference
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Information Technology
  • Reviewer, Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI)
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Computers in Management and Business
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing and Applications (AIAA)
  • Reviewer, Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (OzCHI)
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS


  • Full Member (nominated), Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society
  • Senior Member, International Society for Applied Computing (ISAC)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, IEEE Sensors Council
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member, ACM Emerging Interest Group On Smart Connected Communities
  • Member, Interaction Design Foundation (IDF)
  • Member, Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)
  • Member, Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF)

  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Intelligent Informatics
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on the Internet
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Learning Technology
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Software Engineering
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Data Engineering
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Semantic Computing
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Visualization and Graphics
  • Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computer Society on Real-Time Systems

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Nominee for the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 in Science
  • Recipient of the Research Excellence Award from the Institute of Scholars (Press Release)
  • Recipient of the Young Innovator Award at the 2nd Universal Innovators Leadership Awards (Press Release)
  • Recipient of the Young Scientist of the Year Award at the 2nd International Business and Academic Excellence Awards (IBAE) 2020 (Press Release)
  • Recipient of the Excellent Researcher of the Year Award at the 2nd International Academic and Research Excellence Awards (IARE-2020) (Press Release)
  • Inducted in the elite list of Marquis Top Scientists of the World (Link to Feature)
  • (Since 1898, Marquis Top Scientists, a part of the Marquis Who’s Who Top Professionals Series has featured the biographical details of professionals from all over the world with high levels of recognitions and achievements in their chosen professions)
  • Biography featured by Marquis Who’s Who in 2020 for Excellence in Human-Computer Interaction Research (Press Release)
  • (Since 1898, Marquis Who’s Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from different fields across the world in their annual publications)
  • Biography featured by Marquis Who’s Who in 2019 for Outstanding Contributions to the field of Computer Science (Press Release)
  • Nominee for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Indian Awards for Quality & Excellence
  • Recipient of the Risk Management Award from University of Cincinnati for conducting breakthrough research that addresses multiple risks associating with aging in Smart Homes
  • Recognized as a Pinnacle Professional in Activity Centric Computing by Continental Who’s Who for contributions to field of Activity Centric Computing and its interrelated domains
  • Recipient of the University of Cincinnati's Distinguished Thesis Award
  • Recipient of the University of Cincinnati's Dean's Dissertation Fellowship
  • Certificate of Appreciation from European Alliance for Innovation for working as a Reviewer (Link to Feature)


GRANTS

  • Recipient of Grant in Aid of Research from Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Honor Society (01-01-2021 - 12-31-2021)
  • Recipient of Research Funding under the University Research Council (URC) Graduate Student Stipend and Research Cost Program for Faculty—Student Collaboration at the University of Cincinnati (05-11-2020 - 08-08-2020)
  • Recipient of the Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship from the University of Cincinnati (08-20-2018 - 08-10-2019)
  • Finalist of the Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award Competition of U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2020
  • Wadhwani AI's Applied Research Award (Co-Applicant)

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