Balamuralidhar P is a Principal Scientist at TCS Research and Innovation and Head of TCS Innovation Lab, Bangalore. The major areas of his current research include different aspects of Cyber Physical Systems, Sensor Informatics & Internet of Things, Cognitive Computer Vision, Mobile Interactive Sensing and Model Driven Security. He has over 100 publications in various international journals and conferences and over 40 patent filings, out of which 20 have been granted. He is a senior member of the IEEE. He obtained his Bachelor of Technology from Kerala University and his Master of Technology (MTech) from IIT Kanpur. His Ph.D. is from Aalborg University, Denmark, in the area of Cognitive Wireless Networks.