Dr Tapan K Gandhi is currently working as Associate Professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, and adjunct faculty in the School of Information Technology, IIT Delhi. He is also research affiliate to MIT, USA. He received his Ph.D. fellowship from (MIT, USA) and obtained his Ph.D. jointly from IIT Delhi in Biomedical Engineering.
Following his Ph.D., he has spent more than 3 years as postdoctoral research scientist at MIT, USA. Dr Gandhi was also awarded an INSPIRE Faculty in the engineering & technology category of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. During this 5 years tenure, he is awarded as the excellent INSPIRE Faculty by DST, Govt. of India. His research expertise spans from Computational Neuroscience, Brain imaging, Assistive Technology, Bio-medical Instrumentation, machine learning, Cognitive Computing to Artificial intelligence.
He has published papers in top ranking journals like Nature, PNAS, Current Biology, PloS Biology. He has more than 100 publications in International journals and conference proceedings. He is PI & Co-PI of nearly 10 Crore funded projects from Industry as well as Govt. of India organizations.
He has received many awards in India (including one from Ex-President Dr Kalam) and abroad for his academic excellence and groundbreaking research. His research work is not only published in top-notch journals but also appeared in many popular presses including TIME magazine, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, MIT News, Harvard News, Wall street Journal and also in the SCIENCE Magazine. Dr Gandhi’s work was selected as cover page in Science Magazine in 2015. He has delivered many invited talks in Universities in India and abroad like Harverd University, Yale University, MIT, Copenhagen University, University of Groningen. He is one of the international member to review Europian Union joint projects on Vision Sciences.
He has three patents and three technologies transfer to Ministry of Social Justice, Govt. of India. He is serving as expert member in various research committees in Govt. of India, UNESCO as well as reviewers in many journals like IEEE, Elsevier, and Springer etc. He is Senior memmber, IEEE and also received Platinum Jubilee YOUNG SCIENTIST award 2015 by National Academy of Science in INDIA. Presenetly, he is also serving as the Chairperson of Project Prakash charitable Trust (www.prakashtrust.org), that helps in Restoration of sight and providing education to visually impaired in India.