Bhuvana Narasimhan
Professor • Director, Language, Development & Cognition Lab • Interim Graduate Associate Chair, Fall 2023

Office: LBB 149

Bhuvana Narasimhan conducts corpus-based and experimental research in language acquisition, linguistics, and the language-cognition interface. She received her PhD in Linguistics from Boston University in 1998 (under the supervision of Catherine O'Connor, Jean Berko Gleason, and Ray Jackendoff). She went on to conduct postdoctoral research at Bell Labs (with Chilin Shih and Richard Sproat), where she helped build a Hindi text-to-speech synthesis system. Subsequently she was employed at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands as a postdoctoral fellow and scientific staff member in the Language Acquisition group. Since 2008, she is a faculty member in the Department of Linguistics, Director of the Language, Development, and Cognition Lab, and Fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science