Mr. Mahesh Kulkarni is Associate Director at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and heads GIST RESEARCH LABS:the language technology group.
After doing his Masters degree in Science (M.Sc) -Special Electronics he has worked in both Public and Private sectors. He started his career as a Development Engineer, working in area of ELCB/MCB and was Assistant Manager in NELCO-TATA Group of Company in Nasik & Mumbai for over a period of 09 years. He has extensively worked upon Supermini systems & telecommunications systems and was instrumental in bringing the Technology to India.
Mr. Kulkarni has several publications to his credit in the areas of Research and Development – published in various journals and international conferences, ITiRA 2003, Cyberworld 2003 (CW2003), Singapore, Chartered Secretary journal, COCOSDA – SPLASH, International localization Summit. An articulate speaker he is much sought after at meetings both in Indian and abroad and has represented C-DAC as well as the DeitY at various foras and meetings pertaining to standardization, language issues, Internationalised Domain Names, Translation, Localisation to name a few.
Apart from initiating various Research projects within C-DAC, he has been instrumental in getting and executing projects from various Multinational companies. As a part of the EU funded projects, he has spearheaded international conference, EU workshops and many more. Mr. Mahesh Kulkarni has participated in “World Hindi Conferences” organized at “Paramaribo”, “New York” and “Johannesburg”.
During his long association with C-DAC, Mr. Mahesh Kulkarni has to his credit Patents as well as copyrights pertaining to language and language technology