Prof. Babji Srinivasan received his B.Tech degree in instrumentation and control engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. In 2008, he received the Master's degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. He then started his doctoral work at the department of chemical engineering at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA and received his doctorate in 2011.

In 2012, he joined the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India as an Assistant Professor at the departments of chemical and electrical engineering. In 2020, Prof. Babji joined the Indian Institute of Technology Madras as an Associate Professor in the department of applied mechanics, IITM.

His research interests include cognitive systems engineering, behavioural informatics and human cyber-physical systems.


Associate Professor

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Applied Mechanics

July 2020 - Present

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

December 2012 - July 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor

Columbia University, New York

Summer 2014

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Columbia University, New York

January 2012 - November 2012

PhD, Chemical Engineering

Texas Tech University

August 2008 - May 2011

M.S., Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

August 2005 - May 2008

B.Tech., Instrumentation and Control

Madras Institute of Technology

August 2001 - May 2005
Research Interests

  • Cognitive systems engineering
  • Behavioral informatics (hardware development, instrumentation and analytics)
  • Human cyber-physical systems
  • Courses Taught

  • Probability and Random Processes
  • Applied Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Design of Experiments
  • Cognitive Systems Engineering
  • Control Theory
  • Modern Control Theory
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Contact

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