Masters 1: Refers to the first year graduate students. (Email List: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Masters 2: Refers to the final year graduate students. (Email List: email@example.com)
First Year Graduate Students
Akanksha is from Varanasi, completed her bachelors from Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Chasing Cognitive science brings her “On Cloud nine”. She is now working on Biological bases of behavioural neuroscience, the Altered States of Consciousness, Behavioral disorders, Perception, Emotion and so on. Akanksha is a National level Handball Player, also passed her HSC from Sanskrit Board with a scholarship. So, Be it Social Consciousness, Collaboration, Creativity, Grit, critical thinking she always ‘Come off with flying colours’.
An artist-scientist from Bangalore, Amruthavalli is a dancer, singer and researcher. Her interests include Aesthetic Cognition, Affective Science and Epistemology. She completed her BSc. in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology from Mount Carmel College (autonomous). An inquisitve mind, she loves a good debate and spends her time dabbling in poetry and Indian philosophy.
“Arihant is from Delhi. He completed his Batchelor’s in Applied Psychology. “”Live to try.”” This is the motto he lives by. Never letting go of any opportunity to experience a whole new feeling is what he strives for. This is what attracted him towards Cognitive Science. While Consciousness, AI, linguistics and modelling are few of his interests, he is open to the millions of possibilities that the field has to offer.”
Arinjoy has done his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Asutosh College, University of Calcutta. From the City of Joy itself, Arinjoy has interests varying from Cognitive Neuropsychology to the Computational ends of UI-UX and Machine Learning. Apart from that, he can often be found sitting with his guitar and singing or watching anime with a tub of ice cream.
Bhaj Gobindh has always found interest in the trying to understand consciousness and its evolution, the idea of the self, and in investigating how sensory information becomes perception or how one becomes the agent of their action.
He completed his graduation in biotechnology, chemistry and zoology from Christ University, Bangalore. His interests range from poetry to history to theoretical physics, and he finds philosophical enquiries lurking in every topic.
Devasish completed Bachelor’s of science in Psychology from Farook college (Autonomous), Kozhikode. He is a national level badminton player who can be counted upon any sports related psychological studies. He is currently working to solve the mystery about team cohesion in team games.
Gokul is a Keralite. After completed a Bachelor’s in Physics and Mathematics from Amrita University, his focus has turned towards the understanding of human mind. Some of his interests are in theoretical AI, Color Perception and Emotions, Cognitive Neuroscience etc. He always finds time for reading books and listening to Indian Classical Music (Especially Carnatic).
Hiral is from Mumbai and has completed her Bachelor’s in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai. She is interested in decision making, neuropsychology, memory and user experience. She identifies as a generalist and seeks to explore atypical connections – in and outside of work. She enjoys quizzing people and loves adventure sports.
Hurshitha is a Curious Bookaholic Ambivert who has completed her Bachelors in Life Sciences and Psychology.
Her Research interests are Developing Experimental and Computational Models for Neuro-Cognitive Disorder Diagnostics, Evolution of Emotions, Child Development, Cyber Relationships and Finding Neural Pathways for Behaviour related to Obedience and Morality.
Hurshitha has also published books Haze and Aporia.
She dreams of becoming a Cognitive Science Researcher, who can inculcate passion for multidisciplinary sciences for future generation.
Kriti spent 5 and a half years getting her MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, and then decided she’d had enough of that and now she’s here. Now that she is here, she is interested in furthering her own and the world’s knowledge about neuroaesthetics, neurodesign, cogntive disorders, phenomenology and cognitive linguistics. Outside of labs and classrooms, she’s happy to be reading, writing, orating, or having spirited debates about just about anything.
Adarsh has done her bachelors in Botany from BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY. She is interested in forensic science as well. When idle music is her companion, books are like drug to her. She has given much of her time to writing, both in casual and formal spaces. Observing behavior is her favorite part while interaction, though much of an introvert type.
Pranjul is from Kanpur and has completed Bachelor’s in Physics (Hons.) from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi .
He is of INFP personality type and his interests lies in the field of Consciousness, Psychoneuroimmunology, Culture & Cognition and basically everything that excites him .
Renugha is from Chennai and has completed her graduation in psychology from Annamalai University.She is interested in research areas covering social emotional learning and neuropsychology. She is currently working as special educator for dyslexic and autistic kids.
Ritu is from Ballia, Uttar Pradesh and has completed her graduation in psychology from Patna University.She is interested in functions and processes related to brain processing, decision-making and problem solving.
Sayali is from Pune, and she has completed her graduation in Psychology from Fergussson College. She wishes to investigate Language Acquisition and Cognitive Functions in Infants. She further wants to delve into academic research in this field, and apply those insights to improve the process of Education. In her free time, she loves to read books while sipping Coffee!
Sharvi hails from Prayagraj and has majored in History with her elective as Psychology from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi. She is intrinsically interested in Psycholinguistics, Decision-Making, treating Cognitive Disorders and Music Cognition. She is often found singing, playing instruments or petting animals. She likes to indulge in social work, debates, writing articles and poems and capturing landscapes and portraits. Sharvi is always up for discovering places and dishes new to her!
Vivek Kumar is under graduated from IITK. Courses from psychology during the course work and DST projects intrigued me to pursue master in cognitive science. My interest lies in the neuroscience and computation. I love to spend my time over ping-pong and playing guitar in my leisure time.
Yatendra is from Agra. His love for machines and technology made him pursue engineering as his bachelors and the question “why?” brought him into cognitive science.
He is fascinated by the way humans and machines have changed and affected each other and he wants to explore it further.
To add to this, he’s an electronics hobbyist and strong advocate of an egalitarian/free society.
Final Year Graduate Students
He pursued his graduation B.Tech(EEE) from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur. Kerala, Advanced diploma in cloud computing from NIELIT Calicut. He worked as a STEM Trainer. He interested in Brain Computer Interfaces which can be connected to IoT, Robotics, etc. for making better assistive technology for the differently abled. and the comparison study of cognitive functions of blind and deaf with normal persons.
He did BE from FEAT – Annamalai University, and PG-Diploma in Embedded Systems and Design from C-DAC, Hyderabad. The primary question of how the mind is evolved, fascinated him towards the field of Cognitive Sciences. His interest ranges from Memory to Human Intelligence from Consciousness to its correlation with matter. As he believes in open-source software, he imagines a world without boundaries and society without governance.
Abraham George is from Kottayam and he did his Bachelors in Arts and majored in Psychology, English Literature and Journalism. He is interested in music cognition, altered states of consciousness, perception biases and cognitive neuroscience. If he is not riddled with anxiety, you will find him with his nose inside some book or binging video essays on YouTube. Abraham is a musician and arranger. He is always up for a debate and is ready to discuss topics from Victorian morality to 50’s jazz to obscure 80’s anime.
He is from Kolkata and did his B.Tech from MIT Manipal. He is interested in exploring how Culture shapes Cognition. In his free time, he watches BBC Earth videos to draw inspiration from the animal world and learn more about their adaptive and problem-solving behavior. Occasionally he enjoys foraging for tasty Chinese treats in food aggregator apps.
Moon is From Kolkata, the city of Joy. True to the essence of her city, she is mostly found with a warm friendly smile on her lips, grateful to be a part of the adventure called life. She had a great tryst with the workings of the physical world around us in her undergraduate course before deciding to dive deeper in for her graduate studies. She completed B.SC.(H) in Physics from Maulana Azad College(under Calcutta University). Mostly likes to spend her time self-introspecting by daydreaming or dozing. Paints and writes when stressed or sad. She Is intrigued by the link of somatic states and sensations to mental states and emotions and wants to work in long term emotion processing in future.
He is from Agra and he did his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Banaras Hindu University. He is interested in every nooks and crannies of CogSci, especially Linguistics. He Spends most of his time in Default Mode Network.
Namyata is from Mumbai and has completed B.A. Psychology from Mithibai College (Autonomous), Mumbai. She is interested in consciousness, rapid cognition and the development and treatment of cognitive disorders. She can often be found learning a new language, practicing Yoga or writing.