Vikram Kamath

Vikram Kamath

PhD student
Carnegie Mellon University
kmarkiv (at)

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About Me

I am a Ph.D. candidate at the school of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. I specialize in Human-Computer Interaction for Development (HCI4D).

Prof. Amy Ogan and Prof. Tim Brown are my amazing advisors. We work on building and evaluating low-cost technology to support teachers in low-resource contexts.

My research interests are:

I aspire to be a friendly neighborhood HCI/ICTD citizen.


Selected Publications (see Google Scholar)



I am a long-distance swimmer, and I have raised money for charity by partnering with NGOs in India. You can read more about my adventures on my blog.


Over the past 15 years, I have built technology on the web, Android, desktop, iOS, and hardware gadgets. I still love to make things but rarely do it for projects outside my research. After >10 years of having fancy portfolios, I decided to keep it simple this time.

Here are some selected projects that I am proud about:



Read more about me on my blog or add me on Facebook. You can email me at or tweet to @kmarkiv.

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