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Mandyam Srinivasan

Professor of Visual Neuroscience and Robotics, The University of Queensland

Srinivasan's research focuses on the principles of visual processing, perception and cognition in simple natural systems, and on the application of these principles to machine vision and robotics.

Srinivasan is presently Professor of Visual Neuroscience and Robotics at the Queensland Brain Institute and the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering of the University of Queensland.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University, a Master's degree in Electronics from the Indian Institute of Science, a Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University, a D.Sc. in Neuroethology from the Australian National University, and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Zurich. Among his awards are Fellowships of the Australian Academy of Science, of the Royal Society of London, and of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, the 2006 Australia Prime Minister’s Science Prize, the 2008 U.K. Rank Prize for Optoelectronics, the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award of the Indian Institute of Science, the Membership of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2012, the Queensland Science Championship in 2014, and the Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal of the Royal Institute of Navigation in 2014.


  • 2007–present
    Professor, University of Queensland


  • 1994 
    Australian National University, D.Sc.
  • 1977 
    Yale University, Ph.D.


  • 2014
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  • 2014,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Too numerous to list individually
    Funding Source:
    Various sources in Australia, USA


Order of Australia (AM)