Nirmalya Thakur is researcher in Human Computer Interaction at the Multimedia and Augmented Reality Lab in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests have explored the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, Big Data, Data Science, 5G, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Assistive Systems, Affective Computing and their applications in the context of solving real-world problems to improve the quality of life of users in a Smart Home with a specific focus on the elderly population. He has authored 18 publications in these interrelated fields since 2018. Nirmalya has presented his research in several reputed conferences across the globe which include IHIET 2020, IoT 2018, IEMCON 2018, IEEE 5G 2018, IEEE CCWC 2018 and several others.
Nirmalya is an active member of the IEEE, ACM, IDF and AIS community. He has been and is currently associated with several conferences as a committee member which include – IEEE SMC 2018, IWAACE 2020, ICBDIE 2020, ICAIE 2020, AICS 2020, ISEITCE 2020, ISBDAS 2020, ICBDSS 2020, SPCS 2020, AIEA 2020 and MCIS-5G 2020. He also serves as a reviewer for 8 journals and is associated with 2 journals in an editorial role. He is a recipient of several awards and recognitions for his research-based accomplishments which include the Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship, Risk Management Award and a $5000 award from Office of Research at the University of Cincinnati. To honor his breakthrough research in the field of Computer Science, his biography was included for both online and print publication by Marquis Who’s Who last year, who feature the biographies of the most accomplished individuals from different fields from all over the world in their annual publications.