Invited Talks

  • Keynote on Future Robots: Will they Replace or Reinforce?, Odias in AI ML Conference 2023, Oct 2023
  • Lunch Talk on Modelling Gaze Behavior of Social Robots & How it Affects HRI, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, April 2023
  • Guest Session on Human-Robot Interaction: A Perfect Platform for Applied AI, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune, Oct 2022
  • Online public talk on Building a Planning-based Automated Gaze Control System for Social Robots in the Psycholinguistics Coffee session, The University of Edinburgh, Jan 2022
  • Online public talk on A Broad Overview of Social Robotics, CV Talks, Jan 2021

Awards & Recognitions

  • Special Recognitions for Outstanding Reviews HRI 2024 Main Track
  • Special Recognitions for Outstanding Reviews CUI 2023 Papers
  • one-year complimentary ACM Professional Membership for CUI 2023 paper reviews.
  • Received the Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship as part of the COBRA MSCA ITN Project, 2021.
  • Awarded “Star of the Learners Group” for being the best trainee in Tata Consultancy Services initial
    learning period training, 2012
  • Awarded “On the Spot” award on numerous occasions in Tata Consultancy Services for outstanding contributions in the projects. 2012 – 2015
  • Mini-project in ITER, Bhubaneswar adjudged as one of the best and felicitated by IBM, 2011
  • Awarded Rajya Puraskar (Governor’s Award) as a scout, 2003