Dr. Rohit Kumar is a Senior Scientist in the Speech, Language and Multimedia division of Massachusetts based Raytheon BBN Technologies. His research is focused on enriching human-computer interaction through principled design that makes it possible to employ imperfect intelligent technologies in consumer facing applications.
Dr. Kumar is principal investigator for multiple projects on intelligent tutoring systems as well as technical lead for BBN's advanced speech-to-speech translation systems. Rohit graduated from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and received his PhD (dissertation) from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He has authored over 50 publications on topics ranging from speech and language technology components to their application within interactive and educational systems like the BBN Learning Platform. Dr. Kumar is a senior member of IEEE.