Mehul Bhatt.

  • Professor within the School of Science and Technology at Örebro University (Sweden)
  • Professor within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bremen, and Stiftungs Professor at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI Bremen) in Germany.

At Örebro:
Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS). www

At Bremen:
Human-Centred Cognitive Assistance Lab. (HCC Lab). www

The core focus of my research is on visuo-spatial cognition and computation at the interface of artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and cognitive science. We develop cognitive assistive technologies, cognitive interaction systems, and multimodal interaction methods aimed at applications in fields such as: Visuo-Auditory Digital Media Design, (building) Architecture Design, Cognitive Robotics, Geospatial Information Systems. Presently ongoing activities that shape this agenda are:

/ CoDesign EU /

/ DesignSpace /
  • DesignSpace, a research and consultation group focussing on the development of cognitive technologies and educational discourse for people-centred spatial thinking and architecture design. /

/ EASE /

Member of the Cognitive Systems group, first as a DAAD Scholar, and subsequently during 2008-2010 as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. During 2011-2014, I have also been an elected member and principal investigator in the Spatial Cognition Center (Transregio SFB/TR 8), which ran as a joint initiative between the Universities of Bremen and Freiburg during 2003 - 2014.

previous to previously: From 2002 - 2007, based at the Department of Computer Science at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia) where I completed a Masters in Information Technology (2004), and a PhD in Computer Science (2008). Till 2011, underwent basic schooling completing a Bachelor of Economics at the Narsee Monjee College of Economics (Mumbai, India).
PHD / POSTDOC, and a Postdoc position currently available — student interns / programer positions available / email me to find out more.

INTERNSHIPS: Google Summer of Code (GSOC @ RedHen). See www (look under open calls).
  • Plenary Talk — ICMC 2017
    at the International Conference on Multimodal Communication: Developing New Theories and Methods (ICMC 2017).
    Everyday Activity Science and Engineering / 1st Phase (lasting 4 years) approved by DFG / commences July 1 2017. www
  • Keynote — Tobii Pro Event
    Eye Tracking Social 2015., Vienna, Austria.
  • Keynote — EG-ICE 2015
    European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE 2015).
  • Invited Talk — IROS 2015: International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
    Workshop on Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment.
  • Invited Talk — Cognitive Science Institute / Institute für Kognitionswissenschaft (IKW) 2015
    University of Osbanrück.
  • Invited Talk — Space Syntax Ltd. 2015
    Workshop on Extended Network-Based Description for BIM and Smart Cities, 2015.
  • Falling Walls Lab 2014 — Competition — 2nd Place:
    “Breaking the Wall of Computer-Aided Architecture Design”.
  • Invited Talk — University of Münster
    GI Forum, Institute for Geoinformatics.
  • Impulse Magazine
    Research featured in Impulse Research Magazine of the University of Bremen. (1/2014).
  • Award Nomination — Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Preis (HML) 2014
    Nominated: University of Bremen candidate for the German Research Foundation (DFG) HML Preis 2014
  • Invited Talk — DAAD Annual Meeting 2013, Berlin.
    Germany Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Freie Universität Berlin 2013.
  • DW-World TV Feature
    Deutsche Welle (DW-World) TV program `Today Tomorrow' in the segment, Brilliant Minds (2012)
  • Invited Talk — Artificial Intelligence Centre, SRI (2011)
    Stanford Research Insittute (SRI).
  • HIGHLIGHTS Magazine Feature — University of Bremen, 2011. www
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University of Bremen
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SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition