Sahana Murthy
Associate Professor
Interdisciplinary Program in Education Technology, IIT Bombay

PhD Students

Student Year Topic
Soumya N. 2015- A TEL environment for divergent and convergent thinking skills in engineering design
Anurag Deep
Guide: Prof. P. J. Bhat
2014- Technology-enhanced learning environment for developing hypothetico-deductive reasoning in genetics
Aditi Kothiyal 2013- Technology-enhanced learning environment for developing engineering estimation skills
Jayakrishnan M Warriem
Co-guide: Prof. Sridhar Iyer
2012- Model for teacher training in constructive alignment for Use of ICT in engineering education (Thesis submitted May 2017)
Anura Kenkre 2011- Technology enhanced learning environment for developing Micro-Macro thinking skill (Thesis submitted May 2017)
Dr. Gargi Banerjee 2011-2017
Currently Research Scientist, IIT Bombay
Thesis: Framework for enabling instructors to create effective customized learning designs with visualizations (CuVIS)
Defense presentation (January 2017)
Dr. Mrinal Patwardhan 2011-2017
Currently Asst. Prof.,
D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai
Thesis: Determining Interactivity Enriching Features for Effective Interactive Learning Environments
Defense presentation (December 2016)
Dr. Madhuri Mavinkurve 2010-2016
Currently Assoc. Prof.,
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai
Thesis: Development and assessment of engineering design competencies using technology enhanced learning environment
Defense presentation (January 2016)
Dr. Ramkumar Rajendran
Guide: Prof. Sridhar Iyer
Currently post-doc, Vanderbilt University
Thesis: Enriching Student Model in an Intelligent Tutoring System
Defense presentation (July 2014)
Dr. Sameer Sahasrabudhe
Guide: Prof. Sridhar Iyer
Currently Senior Research Scientist, IIT Bombay
Thesis: Design considerations for creating eLearning visualizations
Defense presentation (September 2015)

Resources for PhD students

Research resources for ET PhD students are under Development Projects. Also useful may be resources posted under Talks/Tutorials.


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