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About Arun Kulkarni

Dr. Arun Kulkarni, Professor of Computer Science, has been with The University of Texas at Tyler since 1986. He has more than seventy refereed papers to his credit, and he has authored two books. His awards include the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2008 Senior Summer Faculty Fellowship award, 2005-2006 President's Scholarly Achievement Award, 2001-2002 Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching award, 1997 Piper Award Nominee, and 1984 Fulbright Fellowship award. He has been listed in who's who in America. He has successfully completed eight research grants. Dr. Kulkarni obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and was a post-doctoral fellow at Virginia Tech.

Dr. Kulkarni's teaching and research interest include soft computing, data mining, machine learning, computer vision, and remote sensing.


Present Professor, University of Texas at Tyler Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae



2020 - 2021 Deep Convolution Neural Networks for Invariant Feature Extraction and Object Recognition
UT Tyler Internal Grant
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Honors and Awards

  • Government of India Fellowship Award for Doctoral Study
  • Honored by Marquis Who's Who, Mac-Milan Directory Division
  • Fulbright Fellowship Award for Post-doctoral Study - 1984
  • Piper Professor Award Nominee for The University of Texas at Tyler - 1997
  • NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship Award - 1997
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society, Outstanding Faculty Award - 1997
  • Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching Award - 2001-2002
  • Certificate of Achievement Award, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC) Program, University of California, Berkeley - 2005
  • President's Scholarly Achievement Award - 2005-2006
  • ONR Senior Faculty Fellowship Award at Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA - 2008


  • COSC 2315: Computer Organization
  • COSC 3385: Database Design
  • COSC 3445: Computer Architecture
  • COSC 5330: Operating Systems
  • COSC 5371: Data Mining


Ph. D., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay ‐ Electrical Engineering-Image Processing
M. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay ‐ Electrical Engineering
B.E., Poona University, India ‐ Electronics and Communication


Research Works (34)