DST-CSRI - Cognitive Science Lab

Equipment List
  • MSI Laptop MSIGT75 Titan 8SG, Intel Core™ i7-8750H, 32GB DDR4, 1TB SSD + 1TB HDD, 17.3” Inch UHD Screen – 1 No.
  • DELL Precision 5820 Tower XCTO Base Intel Core™ i7-9800X, 32GB DDR4, 512GB PCIeNVMe SSD 2TB HDD, NVIDIA Quadro P4000 Graphics Card, 27” Inch Monitor – 1 No.
  • HP 280 G4 System Intel Core™ i5-8500 Cpu@3.00 GHz, 8GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, 19.5” Inch HP LCD Monitor – 20 Nos.
  • HP Compaq 2280 MT system Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E4500 with 2.20 GHz, 1GB Ram,160GB Hard Disk -17” LCD Monitor, DVD R/W – 8 Nos.
  • HP Compaq Elite 8300MT PC - Intel(R) core(TM) i5-3470 cpu@3.20GHz 3.19GHz RAM 8GB , 500GB Hard Disk, DVD R/W, HP 18.5" LED Monitor , HP Keyboard and Mouse - 6 Nos.
  • HP Compaq CQ3000 Series System Intel Dual-Core Processor E5800 with 3.20 GHz,2GBRam, 500GB Hard Disk - 18.5” LCD Monitor, DVD R/W – 1 No.
  • HP 280 G2 MT Business Pc & HP V194 monitor Intel Core™ i5-6500 Cpu@3.20 GHz, 8GB DDR4, 1TB HDD – 3 Nos.
  • HP Elite 800 Desktop Workstation, Intel core i7 8700 32GHz, 2TB SATA HDD, 16GB DDR4 2666 RAM, DVD RW, Win 10 Pro 64 Bit OS, NVidia GeForce RTX 2080 8GB Graphic Card, HP USB Keyboard and Mouse – Samsung 27 Inch Monitor – Numeric Digital 1000Plus V UPS – 2 Nos.
  • DSLR Camera Canon 200D II (18-55, 55-250) Lens Combo Kit – 1 No.
  • Oculus Rift Head Mount Device Head Set (1), Wireless Controllers (2),Oculus Sensor (2)
  • HTC Vive Head Mount Device Head Set (1), Wireless Controllers(2), Base Station (2)
  • HTC Vive Eye Pro Head Mount Device Head Set (1), Wireless Controllers (2), Base Station (2)
  • Tablet- Samsung TAB A 10.1 – 1 No.
  • Printer - HP M1005 Laser Jet All in one Printer – 1 No.
  • Web Camera – Logitech C310 – 1 No.
  • Web Camera - Rapoo - 1 No.
  • Leap Motion Controller - 1 No.
  • Microphone - Maono AU-A04 Condenser Microphone Kit – 1 No.
  • External Hard Disk –Seagate Backup Plus 2TB – 1 No.
  • Code blocks, Apache tomcat 5.5 & 7, Net beans 8.0.1, Wamp server, Weka 3.6, Ubuntu 18.04
  • Academic Lab C, C ++, Java and Web Programming Lab.
  • Promoting Academic Projects & Research Lab environment for UG, PG and Research Students.
  • Summer, Winter and Virtual Internship
  • Hands on Workshop/Training in VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality) & 3D Modelling.
  • Rehabilitation Therapy development and Assessment for Children with Autism
  • Students startup at TCE -TBI for AR /VR Products
Target Users
  • UG/PG/Ph.D. Students and Faculty
Work done
  • Workshop on Virtual Reality conducted with experts from M/s.Kewaunee Bangalore & IIT Madras in September 2017 and October 2019.
  • Game Development, 3D Modelling Workshop conducted for SIG students with Industry experts in May 2019.
  • One Credit Course in Augmented Reality conducted with Industry Expert Mr. Utkarsh Mankad from CDAC, Bangalore.
  • Faculty went for one-month Research Internship at NTU Singapore in November 2019
  • SIG Students got Internship at IIT, Kharagpur & IIT Hyderabad
Sponsored Project
S. NoSponsored AgencyTitleTotal CostDurationProgressInvestigators
1Department of Science and Technology – Cognitive Science Research InitiativeVirtual reality based Cognitive rehabilitation for Autism children to improve their social behaviorRs. 33,78,800/-Thirty Three Lakhs, Seventy Eight Thousand and Eight Hundred Only3 Years(August 2018 to August 2021)On goingMrs. T. ManjuDr. D. TamilselviJ. Karthikeyan(Research Associate -1)
Signed MoU with M/s.Kewaunee in 2019
  • Industrial Visit
  • Intern Project & Internship for SIG students
  • Placement
  • Hands on Workshop
  • International Journal - Joint Publication with Kewaunee
Papers Published
S.No.Author(s)TitleName of Journal/ConferenceVolumePageYear 
1D.Tamilselvi T.Manju International Collaboration - Academic -MIVRA (Mental Immersion in Virtual Reality Avatar)- Social Communication Rehabilitation Assistive Tool for Autism ChildrenInternational Conference on Innovations in Information and Communication Technologies, NUS, SingaporeVol.1pp.1 (Abstract Published)2020
  2D.Tamilselvi, T.ManjuIndustry Collaboration Research -Cognitive Rehabilitation forAutism Children Mental Status Observation using Virtual Reality based Interactive Environment https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-39512-4Springer – Intelligent Human System Integration2020Vol.1131pp. 1213–1218,2020
3T.Manju D.TamilselviA rehabilitation therapy for autismspectrum disorder using virtual reality https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-7635-0_26SpringerCommunications in Computer and Information ScienceVol. 808328-3362018
4T.ManjuD.TamilselviAutism Spectrum Disorder Treatment using Virtual Environment: A Survey http://www.asianssr.org/index.php/\ajct/article/view/277Asian Journal of Convergence TechnologyVol. III-2017
Industries Interfaced:
KewauneeLabway Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • CDAC, Bangalore
  • Havey Solutions, Bangalore
Other Interfaces:

Academic - (International)

  1. Dr.Sathya Prakash Ramdoss, Ashland University. US
  2. Dr. Prathiba Nagabhusan, Australian Cathloic University
  3. Dr. Nadiamagnenat, National University of Singapore

Academic - (National)

  1. Dr.Manivannan, Touch Lab, IIT, Madras
  2. Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekaran, TIFR, Mumbai

Psychiatric Therapist

  1. Dr.Vikram, Dr. Gopi, Ahana Hospital, Madurai
  2. Ms.Selvi, Deepam Auroville Special Needs, Pondicherry

Special School :

  1. Dr.Andavar P Jayadev, Ms.Rajini - Sparks Vidhyalaya, Madurai
  2. Dheemahi, Madurai3.Thai Special School, Salem

Central Government - NIEPMD (National Institute of Empowering Persons with Multiple Disabilities)

  1. Dr. Himangshu Doss - Director
  2. Mr.Sankara Narayanan - Deputy Registrar
  3. Mr.Kamaraj - Special Educator
  4. Dr.Amarnath - Research Coordinator
  • Dr.D.Tamilselvi
  • Mr.J.Karthikeyan
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