Ph.D., Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S., Mathematics with Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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374 Jacobs Hall
VU Mailbox: PMB 351679, Nashville, TN 37235-1679

Maithilee Kunda

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Research Focus

Artificial intelligence, computational cognitive systems, interactive tools for education and assessment, technology and autism


Maithilee Kunda is an assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University. Before coming to Vanderbilt, she worked as a research scientist in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. Her work in artificial intelligence, specifically in computational cognitive systems, looks at how visual thinking contributes to learning and intelligent behavior with a focus on interactive applications for individuals on the autism spectrum. She holds a B.S. in mathematics with computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and she currently directs the laboratory for Artificial Intelligence and Visual Analogical Systems.

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