Dr. Keshmiri is a researcher in The Thomas N. Sato BioMEC-X Laboratories at Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan. Prior to his current appointment, he was a researcher in Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories (HIL) at ATR where his research focused on the development of computational models for social interaction. Dr. Keshmiri completed his Ph.D. on multi-robot coordination and decision-making at Simon Fraser University in 2012. He was a visiting research associate at Budapest University of Technology and Economics in 2010, and a research fellow and a subtheme lead at National University of Singapore.
Dr. Keshmiri is a recipient of the ATR Research and Development Award for Excellent Research in 2017 and 2019. He has received the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2019. He is currently a Topic Editor in Sensors, a member of Reviewer Board in Entropy, and a Review Editor in Human-Robot Interaction, Frontiers in Robotics and AI.