Scholars 2017-07-12T09:53:50+00:00

Inaugural Class of RISS-FICCI Scholars

Kshitij Goel
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Robust Adaptive Systems Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
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Kshitij’s interests are in the area of vehicle dynamics and control systems. He is a recent graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. Being specifically interested in aerial and underwater systems due to their inherent complexity, he earned his major in Aerospace Engineering with additional subjects in Artificial Intelligence. He wants to leverage tools from artificial intelligence and robotics to work toward make contributions in the field of aeronautics to make it more efficient, fast and reliable..(extended bio)


Deepthi Hegde
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India
Human Sensing Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
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I am a Computer Science undergraduate from The National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India. I will be joining New York University as a masters in Computer Science student this fall. My research interests lie at the intersection of core machine learning, computer vision and cognition. I am currently working with the Human Sensing Lab at Carnegie Mellon University as a Robotics Institute Summer Scholar.. (extended bio)


Mosam Dabhi
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, India
Robust Adaptive Systems Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
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I recently completed my bachelors in the Electronics and Communication Engineering at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat with my undergraduate thesis on Precision farming using Autonomous aerial vehicles. My current research focus is real-time planning and control, primarily applied to aerial/ground vehicles operating in challenging, real-world environments with limited computational resources. I am motivated by researching and developing new technologies which can improve the world around me, and help me learn new findings every day. I intend to make the world a better and safer place to live through some cutting edge innovations in the field of robotics. Enjoy understanding how things work and get a hold of solution for difficult problems. I like to see the big picture, but am also immensely fascinated by the small details.. (extended bio)


211 Kartik Patath
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur, India
Biorobotics Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
My journey in the field of robotics has started in a Robotics Lab (IvLabs) at my home university. My vision of humans working alongside robots, drives me to contribute in the field of robotics. I have been a part of the core committee of my college Robotics Lab (IvLabs) and as a member of IEEE, VNIT students chapter. I have also participated in several competitions like TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INNOVATION CHALLENGE and FIRA2016, which exposed me to various divisions in robotics. Not only as a student but I also take active part in mentorship of my juniors which helps me to propagate my vision in the field of robotics.. (extended bio)


211Tejas Ajay Zodage
Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani – K.K.Birla Goa Campus, India
Biorobotics Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
I am passionate about Arts and applied sciences. The field of robotics merges them beautifully. Developing mechanisms for robotic systems is my core interest. It’s my aim to develop robotic systems for robust and efficient space exploration.. (extended bio)