Dr. Jeka visited Bangalore, India


Dr. Jeka recently traveled to Bangalore, India to give two talks at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) , which is considered the leading science university in India. He was invited as part of the Pratiksha Brain Computation and Data Science initiative, which began in 2015. The mission of the initiative is to foster intense research collaboration leading to capacity building, ecosystem creation and high impact research outcomes in brain, computation and data science in IISc and India. The participating departments and centers of IISc include: Computer Science and Automation, Computational and Data Sciences, Center for Neuroscience, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Mathematics and Molecular Biophysics. Dr. Jeka was invited by Professor Shihab Shamma from the University of Maryland who is a Visiting Chair Professor at the IISc.

Dr. Jeka gave two seminars entitled: Multisensory Fusion and System Identification of Human Postural Control; A Computational Model of Human Locomotion: How We Stay Upright while Walking.

Dr. Jeka with Yadati Narahari, who is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Automation at IISc. In the background is a statue of Jasmetji Tata, who founded the IISC in 1909.