About Me

Nikhil Churamani
PhD Student
University of Cambridge

I am a PhD student at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, working under the supervision of Dr Hatice Gunes in the Affective Intelligence and Robotics lab. My current research focusses on Lifelong or Continual Learning of Affect in Social robots, aimed towards enabling lifelong human-robot relationships and is funded by the EPSRC International Doctoral Scholarship and the Premium Research Studentship of the department. My other research interests include Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Neuro-inspired AI, and Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

I served as the Computing Officer for Trinity Hall MCR from 2018-2020. I also served as the PhD student representative on the Faculty Board of the Computer Laboratory from 2019-2020 as well as the representative for the Rainbow group at the Graduate Students Forum from 2018-2020.