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A Gates Cambridge Scholar and his colleague have been awarded a prestigious grant from Facebook Reality Labs to investigate the barriers people with disabilities may face with regard to accessing augmented and virtual reality. Dr Pradipta Biswas and Professor Yogesh Simmhan have been awarded a $75,000 grant from Facebook Reality Labs for their proposal on […]
A team led by a Gates Cambridge Scholar has designed a robotic arm that can be manipulated by eye movement using a computer interface, aiding many people whose disabilities make it difficult to operate devices such as mouses or joysticks. A research team at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Indian Institute of […]
Gates Cambridge Alumni have been mobilising to address some of the many issues thrown up by COVID-19.
Dr Pradipta Biswas’ team in India has created an app that shows the rate of spread of COVID-19 in different regions.
A Gates Cambridge Alumnus chaired a meeting at the United Nations on promoting accessibility in audio visual media in Geneva this week. Pradipta Biswas  who is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing of the Indian Institute of Science, chaired the International Telecommunications Union meeting meeting on 6th June. Pradipta is co-chair of the Intersector Rapporteur Group […]
Nearly 100 people attended a recent Gates Cambridge event in Mumbai on Human Computer Interaction [HCI] for development. The event was held at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and was designed to connect Gates Cambridge alumni with the leading experts and interdisciplinary researchers on urban science, futuristic agriculture and energy technologies. The seminar, which took […]
A Gates Cambridge Scholar has won a $15,000 grant from Microsoft for his work on human computer interaction, intelligent user interfaces and inclusive design. Pradipta Biswas won the AI for Accessibility grant for his work for the Intelligent Inclusive Interaction Design Lab at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing at the Indian Institute of Science. The lab recently began a collaboration […]
A new book which explores the prospect of people being able to control the electronic displays and interfaces in a car through eye gaze technology has just been published. The book, Exploring the Use of Eye Gaze Controlled Interfaces in Automotive Environments, is written by Gates Cambridge Scholar Pradipta Biswas , who did a PhD […]
Researchers led by a Gates Cambridge Scholar have devised a computer control interface which will help people with physical impairments and others who cannot use a mouse or touchscreeen to perform complex computing tasks at speed. The team of researchers at the Department of Engineering, led by Dr Pradipta Biswas, has developed a computer control […]
A Gates Cambridge Alumnus has published the first book to address the challenges in developing state-of-the-art interactive technologies for the Indian population. Inclusive Human Machine Interaction for India by Pradipta Biswas has been published this month. It investigates the use of the latest interactive devices (such as eye-tracking and brain-computer interaction) by age-related or physically […]
A Gates alumnus has contributed to a Department of Health Report on Assistive Technology which was presented to the UK Parliament this month. Pradipta Biswas wrote a section of the report on smart TV and its uses for healthcare. Pradipta’s research focuses on improving access to online services, including digital TV, for the many older […]
A handbook which aims to help researchers and practitioners make it easier for elderly and disabled people to use interactive services like subtitling and audio cassette versions of books has been edited by a Gates Cambridge alumnus. Pradipta Biswas  is first editor of the book A multimodal end-2-end approach to accessible computing, published by […]
A Gates Cambridge Alumnus has been given a visiting professorship to teach a course on Human Computer Interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi which he hopes will lead to a long-term collaboration between Cambridge and the Institute. Pradipta Biswas , a Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre at the University of Cambridge, […]
A Gates alumnus is one of a number of researchers involved in the largest India-UK ICT research collaboration into the communications of the future. The nine-university consortium includes the University of Cambridge and Cambridge-based Toshiba Research Laboratories Europe. It has just been awarded £10m funding from the UK Government, involves 200 scientists in the UK and […]
How to apply successfully for grant, how to patent your ideas and how to take your research from the idea to the business stage were three of the main issues covered in the first virtual seminar on career transitions organised by Gates alumni. The webinar took place on 8thOctober and was organised by Pradipta Biswas, […]
A Gates alumnus was part of the British delegation to the International Standardization Organization (ISO)’s meeting in China last week. Pradipta Biswas took part in the meeting in Shanghai in his capacity as an expert committee member of the British Standardisation Institute. He gave a presentation on behalf of the European Virtual User Modelling and […]
An international panel of speakers will take part in a Gates webinar on career development, continuing research and networking on 8th October. The webinar, the second in a series of talks for scholars on career development, will be moderated by Gates alumni, Pradipta Biswas and Rose Spear. The keynote speaker is Pat Langdon, Senior Research […]
Three Gates alumni are organising a webinar on career development, continuing research and networking. The webinar, the second in a series of talks for scholars on career development, is expected to take place on 8th October. The organisers are Pradipta Biswas, Rose Spear and Maja Milicevic.They say: “The previous webinar provided a picture of socially […]
A Gates alumnus will be picking up two gold medals this weekend after taking part in a major National Rifle Association competition. Pradipta Biswas  took part in the recent 142nd Imperial Shooting Meeting in Besley, one of the biggest on the shooting calendar. One of his scores (148/150) ranks within the top 10 scores […]
A Gates alumnus has been appointed coordinator of the working group of a UN agency which aims to make audiovisual media accessible to people with disabilities. Pradipta Biswas was appointed last month at a meeting in Geneva designed to make the UN act on accessibility to audiovisual material via modern electronic devices like digital television, […]