Dr. S. Bapi Raju is a professor and head of the Cognitive Science Lab, IIIT Hyderabad. He was a former professor of School of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India during 1999-2019 and Coordinator of Centre for Neural and Cognitive Sciences at University of Hyderabad during 2011-2013. He worked as a Researcher at ATR Research Labs, Kyoto, Japan in the Computational Neurobiology Group of the Kawato Dynamic Brain Project during 1997-1999. He was also an EPSRC Research Fellow at University of Plymouth, UK with a grant to investigate Brain-inspired Intelligent Control during 1994-1997. He has over 20 years of teaching and research experience in AI, Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Cognitive Science. He has extensive experience in applying neuroimaging methods to study the brain function and conducted training courses in India to introduce clinicians to this fascinating area. He has worked on a variety of inter-governmental collaborative projects such as Indo-French, Indo-Trento, in the areas of computational and cognitive neuroscience with multidisciplinary teams comprising computer scientists, linguists, neuroscientists, psychologists and clinicians.
He has degrees in BE (Electrical Engineering) from Osmania University, MS (Biomedical Engineering) and PhD (Computer Science) from University of Texas, Arlington, USA. He is a senior member of IEEE, a member of ACM, Society for Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science Society.