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Industry Sponsored PhD Position

Applications are invited from highly motivated researchers for a PhD position available in the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab led by Prof. Veeky Baths for an Industry sponsored research project, titled “Cognitive Neuroscience  techniques  and  Multi-modal  Scheme  to Understand  Consumer Behaviour “for a maximum period of three years or till the project continues.


Essential Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/ M.E/ MTech/M.Sc in Computer Sc/Data Science/ Cognitive Science/ IT with first division. Candidates with expertise in EEG/ERP/Eye tracking data analysis/Computational Psycholinguistics/Sentiment analysis and Natural Language Processing.Experience in machine learning algorithms and libraries. Knowledge to use python packages


The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

Ø   Carrying out research in the predefined areas and combine the latest Neuro-scientific tools (EEG and eye-  tracking) with traditional marketing methods to help brands understand their consumers’ emotions, attention, memory and decision making

Ø   Develop a multi-modal scheme by fusing sentiment analysis, EEG and Eye tracking

Ø   Disseminating results through scientific publications

Ø   Collaborating with industrial partners


Desirable Qualification: Candidates with expertise in Brain Computer Interface / AI, machine learning, deep learning, data analytics, Natural Language processing and be familiar with the principles of Transformers based models (e.g, BERT) Pre-Training. Interested applicants can send their applications containing a cover letter along with a detailed CV to Prof. Veeky Baths ( latest by 31st July 2022

Emolument: Rs. 31,000 per month 

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