Bipin Indurkhya

Guest Professor

Research Area: Cognitive Science, Cognitive Robotics, Creativity, Metaphors, Usability Engineering, Affective Computing (Modeling Emotions and Designing Systems to Modulate Emotions)
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  • Ph.D. (Computer and Information Science) University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA), 1984
  • M.E.E. (Electronic Engg.) Philips International Institute of Technological Studies, Eindhoven (Netherlands), 1981
  • B.E. (Electronics Engg.) Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal (India), 1979

Work Experience

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków (Poland): October 2011 – present.
  • Visiting Professor, Departments of Cognitive Science (Institute of Philosophy) and Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, Kraków (Poland), October 2012 – present.
  • Visiting Faculty, Computer Science and Philosophy Departments, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul (Turkey), June-August 2013; June-August 2014.
  • Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Gachibowli, Hyderabad (India): 2004 – Nov. 2011; Research Professor: November 2011 – November 2014; Head, Cognitive Science Lab: Aug. 2007 – May 2014; Adjunct Professor: December 2014 – present.
  • 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.
  • Research Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, Sept. 1995 ­– Aug. 1998.
  • Research Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Tufts University, Medford, Sept. 1994 ­– Aug. 1995.
  • Guest Researcher, Department of Alfa Informatica, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct. 1994 ­– Feb. 1995.
  • Visiting Associate Professor, College of Computer Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Sept. 1992 ­– Aug. 1994. Courses taught included Operating Systems, and Graduate Research Seminar.
  • Guest researcher, Institute of Computer Science and Society, Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany, Oct. 12 ­– Nov. 13, 1992. Responsibilities included teaching a research seminar on Computational Approaches to Metaphor and Analogy.
  • Guest researcher, Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung, Sankt Augustine, Germany, Nov. 13 – Nov. 20, 1992.
  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Boston University, Boston, Jan. 1985 – Aug. 1992.

Selected Recent Publications

  •  J. Manjaly and B. Indurkhya (eds.) (2015) Cognition. Experience and Creativity, Orient Blackswan.
  • Akshita, H. Sampath, B. Indurkhya, E. Lee and Y. Bae (2015) Towards multimodal affective feedback – Interaction between visual and haptic modalities, to appear inProceedings of CHI 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 18–23, 2015.
  • B. Indurkhya (2015) On the Role of Computers in Creativity-Support Systems, in T.R. Besold, M. Schorlemmer and A. Smaill (eds.) Computational Creativity Research: Towards Creative Machines, Berlin: Springer, 109-125.
  • B. Indurkhya (2015) Towards a model of metaphorical understanding, in E. Gola & F. Ervas (eds.) Metaphor and Communication, Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • H. Sampath, R. Rajeshuni and B. Indurkhya (2014) Cognitively inspired task design to improve user performance on crowdsourcing platforms. Proceedings of CHI 2014,Toronto, 3665 – 3774. (Best paper – honorable mention award.)
  • G. Stojanov and B. Indurkhya (2014) Perceptual Similarity and Analogy in Creativity and Cognitive Development, in H. Prade and G. Richard (eds.) Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning: Current Trends, Berlin: Springer, 371–395.
  • B. Indurkhya and A. Ojha (2013).  An experimental study on the role of perceptual similarity in visual metaphor. Metaphor and Symbol, 28(4), 233-253.