Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

Assistant Professor01/2019 – Current

Computer Science and Engineering
​Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, India

Visiting Faculty08/2018 – 12/2018

Computer Science and Engineering
​Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India

Robotics Researcher04/2015 – 03/2018

Instituto de Robótica Para La Dependencia, Barcelona, Spain

Research Scholar08/2013 – 09/2014

Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados, Guadalajara, Mexico

Lecturer08/2012 – 04/2013

Computer Science and Engineering
​Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

Research Intern08/2018 – 11/2018

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIITA), India

Industry Intern01/2014 – 04/2014

PAL Robotics, Barcelona, Spain


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering04/2015 – 05/2018

Industrial and International Doctorate Distinction with Excellent Grades
Thesis: Empowering Cognitive Stimulation Therapy with Socially Assistive Robotics and Emotion Recognition
Intelligent Robotics and Computer Vision (IRCV), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

M.Tech. in Information Technology (Specialization: Robotics)07/2010 – 05/2012

CGPI: 9.75/10
Thesis: Development of a Hardware Software Suite for Human-Robot Interactions
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIITA), India

B.E. in Information Technology07/2005 – 05/2009

First Class with Distinction
Thesis: Operating System BMW (Basic-Modular-Working)
P.V.P.P. College of Engineering (PVPPCoE), University of Mumbai, India

Selected Publications

Jainendra Shukla, Miguel Barreda-Ángeles, Joan Oliver, G. C. Nandi, and Domènec Puig. Feature extraction and selection for emotion recognition from electrodermal activity. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Published Online at DOI: 10.1109/TAFFC.2019.2901673, 2019

Jainendra Shukla, Miguel Barreda-Ángeles, Joan Oliver, and Domènec Puig. Efficient wavelet-based artifact removal for electrodermal activity in real-world applications. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (Elsevier), 42:45 – 52, 2018

Jainendra Shukla, Julián Cristiano, Joan Oliver, and Domènec Puig. Robot assisted interventions for individuals with intellectual disabilities: Impact on users and caregivers. International Journal of Social Robotics (Springer), Published Online at, 2019

Awards and Achievements

Awarded Industrial and International Doctorate Distinction by URV, Spain                (2018)

Awarded Doctorats Industrial research grant by AGAUR, Government of Catalonia  (2014)

Awarded CONACYT scholarship for doctoral research by Government of Mexico      (2013)

Awarded MHRD Scholarship by GoI for M.Tech. Studies                                                  (2010)

Awarded Sir Ratan Tata Trust’s Scholarship for academic excellence                           (2007)

Ranked First in Robotics Department at IIITA in M.Tech.                                                 (2012)

Ranked First in the I.T. Department at PVPPCoE in B.E.(2009)

Professional Affiliations

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Member#95565255

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Member #7481985

Major Conferences Attended

13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI)March 5-8, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA 

26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)August 28 – September 1, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal 

Eighth International Conference on Social RoboticsNovember 1-3, 2016, Kansas City, USA

Seventh International Conference on Social RoboticsOctober 26-30, 2015, Paris, France