Danesh Tarapore

Research Interests | Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

I am now affiliated as a postdoctoral researcher at Lisbon, Portugal with the

Quantitative Organism Biology Group, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

and the

Intelligent Systems Lab, Institute for Systems and Robotics


Curriculum Vitae

Born on August 22, 1979, in Mumbai, India.

Ph.D. in Life Sciences
Thesis: "Role of genetic and social factors in modulating the efficiency of division of labour in social insects", supervised by Dario Floreano at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems (LIS) at EPFL and Laurent Keller at the University of Lausanne (Unil), Switzerland

2004 - 2009
PhD, Collaboration between the University of Lausanne, Department of Ecology and Evolution and EPFL, Laboratory of Intelligent Systems.
Supervisor: Prof. Laurent Keller and Prof. Dario Floreano.

Worked under the guidance of Max Lungarella, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Zurich on the use of Information Theory to quantify behavior in simulated robots.

2001 - 2003
Master of Technology in Information Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Dissertation project: Object based video segmentation.
Supervisor: Dr. Kavi Arya and Dr. Vikram Gadre.

1997 - 2001
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the S.G.G.S College of Engineering and Technology, India.


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