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Dhaval Parmar

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Office Location

805 Columbus Avenue
660 Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC)
Boston, MA 02120

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Dhaval Parmar, 177 HU
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000


  • PhD in Computer Science, Clemson University
  • BEng in Computer Engineering, University of Mumbai


Dhaval Parmar is a postdoctoral research associate at Khoury College of Computer Sciences working with Professor Timothy Bickmore. Parmar’s research is focused on human centered computing, and he is interested in utilizing the power and novelty of immersive virtual reality in increasing interest for important topics such as STEM education and broadening participation among under-represented minorities. His current research path leads him to novel research in the healthcare domain with applications in heath education and health behavior training, introducing him to the power of relational virtual agents within virtual reality.

Parmar earned his PhD in Computer Science with a specialization in Virtual Reality from Clemson University, and his Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

About Me

  • Hometown: Mumbai, India
  • Field of research: Human-centered computing