Dr. Gopukumar Kumarpillai worked 4 years of post doctoral research training in neuropsychology at The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) and 3 years post doctoral research / clinical (Neuropsychology) work at Foothills Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, Calgary University, Canada. He has over 15 years of clinical/research experience in the psychological field, and 10 years of organization management experience.
He has made more than 70 of professional presentations locally, nationally and internationally. Under his guidance 1 student has been awarded PhD. and is guiding many Ph.D/M.Phli., research work. He served as an external examiner for M.Phil/Ph.D. degree. His co-authored NIMHANS Neuropsychology Battery (1st edition in 2004 and now in its 2nd Edition - printing) is the only Neuropsychology battery widely used in India. He received International travel grant for his research work on cognitive changes and HIV1 & 2 (Italy and Canada); and cognitive impairment & Epilepsy (China). His research interests are in Neuropsychology, behavior technology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology, cognitive impairment & retraining, alternative therapy and stress management.