Karthikeya currently works as a Research engineer at Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and is actively engaged within the AI, Media and Democracy lab. In this role as a representative of CWI, his primary objective is to facilitate collaborations between CWI researchers and other stakeholders of the AI, Media and Democracy lab.
His research interests broadly encompass the topics of immersive media, Experimental Psychology, Social XR, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation Systems.
Karthikeya holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. With a solid foundation in Engineering and Industrial Design, combined with technical experience in the industry, he aims to leverage his skillset in human-centered design of technology, grounded in philosophical contemplation, to contribute towards the ethical implementation of AI and future intelligent systems within society.