Srinivasa Chakravarthy. V

Srinivasa Chakravarthy. V

Principal Investigator

CNS Laboratory

IIT Madras

V. Srinivasa Chakravarthy is a professor in the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras. The Computational Neuroscience Lab ( CNS Lab) that he heads works on developing models of the basal ganglia, spatial navigation, stroke rehabilitation and neurovascular coupling. He is the author of two books in neuroscience - Demystifying the Brain - A Computational Approach and Computational Neuroscience Models of the Basal Ganglia. He is the inventor of a novel script called Bharati, a unified script for Indian languages.

You can find out more about Prof. V Srinivasa Chakravarthy here.


  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Modelling Basal Ganglia
  • Spatial Navigation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Neuro-Vascular Coupling
  • Neuro-Glial Interactions
  • Neuromotor modeling of Handwriting
  • Online Character Recognition


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, 1997

    Neuroscience Division, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1996

    University of Texas, Austin

  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, 1991

    University of Texas, Austin

  • B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, 1989

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras