Profile: Dr Shyam Diwakar

Professor, the head of computational neuroscience and neurophysiology and bio-robotics labs at the School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.
He uses principles from electrical engineering and informatics to study cerebellum and its functioning.

Dr Shyam Diwakar, Professor, Head of Computational neuroscience, Amrita School of Biotechnology

Currently Working:

Principle investigator in two cognitive science initiative projects on neurophysiology and bio-inspired neural processor design

Principle investigator Indo-Italy research mobility program on cerebellum-inspired pattern recognition.

Co-investigator of VALUE (Virtual Amrita Laboratories for Universalizing Education)


Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from the University of Milan, Italy.
Worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of General Physiology, University of Pavia, Italy.
Worked as a research assistant at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, on machine learning and intelligence

Publications & Presentations:

He has two books and several publications in international journals and conferences to his credit.

He has organized, participated and presented in various meetings and workshops around Europe and Asia

Invited speaker in various research talks and graduate schools in Europe.

Gitamritam speaker in the year 2013.