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The sole basis of research at the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences is disseminating knowledge to help humankind improve their way of life. The research done at the School paves the way for upliftment of people without any gender bias. Only visible research can be effectively utilized by society to create a larger impact. It becomes essential that the findings cross borders and reach out to a diverse global audience.

The School of Social and Behavioural Science encourages researchers and students to contribute to well-reputed publication venues. The venues can be national and international conferences, forums, Scopus indexed journals, Peer-reviewed journals, chapter contributions to various books co-authored by subject matter experts. To know more about the wonderful contributions of our researchers and students, click on the link given.

Journal Article

Vulnerability mapping: A conceptual framework towards a context-based approach to women’s empowerment

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Gressel, C. M.; Rashed T.; Maciuika, Laura Aswati; Srividya Sheshadri; Coley, Christopher; Kongeseri, Sreeram

Publisher : World Development Perspectives

Speed analysis of DC motor under load and no load condition using CHR based PID and LQR optimal controller

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., G. Seeja, Saisudha, V., Manikutty, G., V. Pillay, R.

Publisher : Serials Publications

Analysis of speed control of DC motor using LQR method

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., V. Saisudha, Seeja, G., V. Pillay, R., Manikutty, G.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications,

Conference Paper

Influencing hand-washing behaviour with a social robot: Hri study with school children in rural india

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., A. Deshmukh, ,, Unnikrishnan, R., Ramesh, S., Anitha, P.

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication.

Virtual Fabric Paint Environment using Touch and Gesture for Vocational Training

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., N. Gupta, Yogeshwara, K., Kumar, R. N. Vinay, Bisht, R. Singh, Ginnela, Y., Rajamani, K., Kamal Bijlani, Krishnasree Achuthan

Publisher : IEEE International Workshop

E-Learning in Social Applications

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Kamal Bijlani, Pai, C

Publisher : EdMedia

Vocational education technology: rural India

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Sheshadri, S., and Unnikrishnan, R

Publisher : Proceedings of the 1st Amrita ACM-W Celebration on Women in Computing in India

Virtual Media Enhanced Vocational Education Curriculum

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Rajamani, K., Kamal Bijlani, Achuthan, K., Sreedha, N., Nithyanandan, V., Rahul, J., and Sheshadri, S

Publisher : 2010 Second International Conference on Computer Research and Development (ICCRD), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June,

Design and evaluation of a Haptic simulator for vocational skill Training and Assessment

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., N. Akshay, Deepu, S., Rahul, E. S., Ranjith, R., Jose, J., Unnikrishnan, R

Publisher : IECON 2013 – 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE

Haptic simulations for training plumbing skills

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., J. Jose, Unnikrishnan, R., Marshall, D

Publisher : IEEE International Symposium

Gamification to enhance Learning using Gagne’s learning model

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., R. Sreelakshmi, McLain, M., Rajeshwaran, A.,, Jayakrishnan, R., and Kamal Bijlani

Publisher : 2015 6th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies

Ensuring training-transfer and personal performance after TVET: A strategy within the rural, Indian context for post-training engagement of TVET students for long-term success.

Authors : Prof. Sriram Devanathan, Prof. Bhavani Rao R., C. Coley, Sheshadri, S., Karanayil, L., Bonin, S. and Rao R. Bhavani

Publisher : International Conference on Emerging Trends In TVET .

Community Centric Vocational Education: A Strategy for Implementation of Computerized TVET Delivery in Rural India

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., S. Sheshadri, Coley, C., Jagadeesh, S., Kongeseri, S., Devanathan, S

Publisher : International Conference on Emerging Trends In TVET :

Of elephants and nested loops: How to introduce computing to youth in rural india

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., R. Unnikrishnan, Amrita, N., Muir, A

Publisher : Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children

Localization and Mapping Using Statistical Image Processing Methods

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Maya Menon, Udupa, G., Nair, G. J.

Publisher : International Conference on Advancements in Automation Robotics and Sensing.

Serious game on recognizing categories of waste, to support a zero waste recycling program

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., B. M. Menon, Unnikrishnan, R., Muir, A.

Publisher : 2017 IEEE 5th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health

A Novel Approach for Training Crane Operators: Serious Game on Crane Simulator

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., A. K. George, McLain, M. L., Kamal Bijlani, Jayakrishnan, R.

Publisher : Proceedings – IEEE 8th International Conference on Technology for Education,

Tangible user interface for sanitation education in rural India : design and preliminary observations

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., R. Unnikrishnan

Publisher : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Performance categorization for personalized learning in vocational training simulators

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., P. Aswathi, Menon, B. M.

Publisher : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Experimental Evaluation of the Dynamic Performance of Ingeniously developed Wearable Assistive Device

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., J. Nanda, Vishnu, R. S

Publisher : Technological innovations in ICT for agriculture and Rural Development

All aboard for the joy of making! teaching user centered design and tinkering to middle school children in India

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Dr. Meltem Nandita Alkoyak-Yildiz, V. Susmitha, Akshay, N., Vennila, V., Muraleedharan, A., Nair, R., Alekh, V., M. Yildiz, A

Publisher : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Design and fabrication of a low-cost rice transplanting machine

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., R. Krishnan, S. Vishnu Rajendran, Mohan, T. H

Publisher : 2017 IEEE Technological Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development

Design and testing of a semi automatic rubber tree tapping machine (SART)

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., S. J. Soumya, S. Vishnu Rajendran, Arjun, R. N.

Publisher : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Conference Proceedings

Human-In-The-Loop Industrial Robot Control by 3DOF Haptic Device

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., K. Gokulnath, Jose, J.

Publisher : International conference on Advancements in Automation robotics & sensing.

Haptics enhanced multi-tool virtual interfaces for training carpentry skills

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., J. Jose, Unnikrishnan, R., Marshall, D.

Publisher : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India

Book Chapter

Addressing the First Teachers: Education and Sustainable Development for Children, Families and Communities Through Vocational Education, Technology and Life Skills Training for Women

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Sheshadri, S., and Maciuika, L. Aswati

Publisher : Children and Sustainable Development: Ecological Education in a Globalized World, Springer International Publishing, Cham

Role of ICT in Enhancing Scale, Quality, and Reach of TVET in India

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., A. Balakrishnan, Sheshadri, S., Nagarajan, A., Unnikrishnan, R., Kongeseri, S

Publisher : Springer International Publishing.

Patents

Progressive Training Assistance Device and System for Advanced Vocational Skill Training and Assessment

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R., Josh Freeman; Akshay Nagarajan; Sekhar Milan

Publisher : Number 5106/CHE/2013, India (2013)

Automated Drone for Harvesting Produce

Authors : Prof. Bhavani Rao R.

Publisher : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,

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