Dr Amol Deshmukh is working as a human-robot interaction researcher in
computing science department at University of Glasgow. He is a
Roboticist and has worked on multiple European Union projects involving
social robots in work places, children in schools and public spaces.

Dr Deshmukh has published more than 36 papers internationally and recently
conducted first of its kind social robot study conducted with rural
subjects in Indian villages which got global media attention. Research
with social robots in developing countries is an essential step towards
informing design decisions for robotic products that seek to address the
populations at the bottom of the economic pyramid to create a positive
impact for the wider community rather than a privileged few in the
developed world.

website: http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~amol/