Dr. Swati Sarkar

Dr. Swati Sarkar

Assistant Professor

Profile Summary

Dr. Swati Sarkar is an Assistant Professor, Interaction Design at the School of Design. She did her Master of Science in Physics followed by a Master of Technology in Bioelectronics from Tezpur University with Dissertation Project titled “Biosignal based Facial Movement Recognition System Using Artificial Neural Network. She did her PhD in Design from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati with a thesis titled, “Study on the Perception and Acceptance of Wrist-Worn Wearable Fitness Tracker and Development of Intervention Models for Enhancing the Acceptance and Prolonged Use of the Devices, Ensuring a Healthy Ageing”.

Research Interests

Healthy Ageing, Sustainability, Emotions, Human Behaviour, Bioelectronics, Cognitive Ergonomics

Teaching Philosophy

Swati seeks to instill a passion for learning and a thirst for knowledge that will drive her students towards continuous self-improvement and excellence.

Courses Taught

Dr. Swati Sarkar has taught various subjects to B. Des., M. Des. And PhD Students listed below (collectively):

  1. Cognitive Ergonomics I – Fundamentals and Practices
  2. Design Management and IPR
  3. Human Factors and Usability Engineering
  4. Research Methods and Stats in Design
  5. Applied Human Factors
  6. Cognitive Ergonomics II – Tools and Techniques
  7. Design Research Methodology
  8. Usability Engineering and User Testing
  9. Research Methodology
  10. Applied Ergonomics

Scholarly Activities

Dr. Swati Sarkar's scholarly activities include publications across various domains and mentoring students in research projects and documentation skills.