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Chandan Dasgupta
  • Additional appointment as a Limited-term Lecturer for Fall 2016 in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. I will be teaching the course Design Thinking in Technology. Students in this course will engage in critical analysis of real-world problems and global challenges. They will demonstrate the ability to recognize opportunity and to take initiative in developing solutions applying the principles of human-centered design. Students will be able to communicate effectively and to work well on teams. Problems and solutions will be examined from societal, cultural, and ethical perspectives.    
        
  • Recipient of the Chancellor's Graduate Research Fellowship award (Fall 2013 - 14)

  • Paper on Antecedent Models selected for showcase during the American Education Research Association 2013 Division C (Learning and Instruction group) Business Meeting
  • Recipient of the University of Illinois Chancellor's Graduate Research Fellowship award (Fall 2012 - 13)
  • One of the 15 doctoral students from different countries selected to present ongoing research in the Doctoral Consortium at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Sydney (2012)
  • Received Liberal Arts and Sciences Travel Award (UIC, 2012)
  • Received Learning Sciences Research Institute Travel Award (UIC, 2012)
  • Received Graduate College Student Presenter Award (UIC, 2010)
  • Received Graduate Student Council Travel Award (UIC, 2009)
  • Received Anne Robinson Clough Conference Grant (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
  • Presented poster in the ACM Creativity & Cognition conference (Berkeley, 2009)
  • Interactivity@GT 2009 was organized at Georgia Tech. Companies like Humana Inc, CDC (Center for Disease Control), and AT&T wireless showed interest in my research. They also offered valuable suggestions on how to commercialize some of the research ideas. Overall it was a great learning experience for me.
  • GVU Research Demo Showcase concluded on October 23, 2008. We received valuable feedbacks and comments from people working in the industry as well as academics.
  • Project idea and design of SAMBA (Super Accelerated Motion and Body Activity) lauded by the Dr. Stephen Yang, co-director of Physical Activity Research Laboratory (SUNY Cortland).
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