Nithin Nagaraj has Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, INDIA (1999), Masters in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA (2001) and Ph.D. from National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, INDIA (NIAS, 2010). He was a visiting faculty in Mathematics at IISER Pune for a brief while before joining as Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita University for the period 2009-2013. He has worked as Research Scientist and Lead Scientist at GE Global Research Bengaluru in the area of biomedical signal and image analysis (2001-2004, 2013-2015) before joining the Consciousness Studies Programme at NIAS in October 2015. His research interests include studying the Information complexity of Brain networks, Nonlinear Signal Processing and Chaos theory. He is the co-author of 15 international journal publications, 40+ national and international conference presentations, 50 invited talks and with over 700+ Google Scholar citations. He is also a co-inventor of 8 U.S. patent applications (2 granted).