Debottam Kundu

Debottam Kundu

Doctoral Candidate
Research interests: • computational neuroscience • biologically plausible neural networks • cognitive maps • functional neuroimaging and connectivity methods


Academic education

since 2021  Doctoral Candidate, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig, Germany
                      Doctoral research performed at the Max Planck Institutes for Mathematics in the Sciences & for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
                      Supervisor: Jürgen Jost & Peter Dayan
                      Lab rotations in the orientation phase: Jürgen JostChristian Doeller and Peter Dayan

2018            Master of Technology in Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

2016            Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shipbur, India


Research experience

20202021 Research assistance, Bottinilab (Prof. Roberto Bottini), Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, Italy


Awards and honors

2016 All India Rank 7 in Computer Science , Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, India

2016 Rank 10, First Class Honors in Bachelors, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shipbur, India


Poster presentations

Bottini, R., Steinlein, J.-V., & Kundu, D. (2021, November). Color, emotion and cognitive maps: the geometry of crossconceptual associations [Poster]. 62nd Annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, online.

Rajagopal, S., Malladi, K., Kundu, D., & Devarajan, S. (2018, December). Structural and functional biomarkers of conversion to Alzheimer’s disease [Poster]. Alzheimer's Association International Conference Satellite Symposium, Bangalore, India.

Sen, A., Ghosh, S., Kundu, D., & Sarkar, D. (2016, December). Study of engineered features and learning features in machine learning – A case study in document classification [Poster]. 8th International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.


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