DR VIRENDER SANGWAN
Director, Center for Ocular Regeneration, LVPEI
Dr. Sangwan's a practicing ophthalmologist at the L.V.Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI). Dr. Sangwan is best known for having perfected a method of limbal stem cell culturing to produce transparent, stitchable epithelium and transplanting them on human patients. His work has been covered in nature protocols.
PROF. RAMESH RASKAR
Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab
Ramesh Raskar is a professor at MIT Media Lab, he's worked on developing exciting technologies such as the EyeNETRA. He is leading the global health as well as medical tricorder efforts at MIT supported by the Tata Center for Technology+Design and MIT Media Lab. Recent inventions include cameras to look around a corner, a next-generation CAT-scan machine, and low-cost eye care devices (NETRA) among many others. He is currently co-authoring a book on computational photography. You may know him from his TED talks onImaging at a trillion frames per second and his TEDMED talk.
Head of Innovation and New ventures, Camera Culture Group, MIT Media Lab
John Werner is an innovator, mobilizer, and human super connector. He constantly builds community and is a ‘moonshot’ thinker innovating as he goes while incorporating the latest technologies. He believes wholeheartedly in 21st century collaborative creativity in innovating with direct human or environmental impact. At the MIT Media Lab, he supports developments on new imaging platforms, and developing hardware and software technologies to augment human vision.
Director of Partnerships and Programs for the Emerging Worlds SIG, MIT Media Lab
Beth Zonis has over 25 years of experience in strategy, innovation, and communications. She has worked for several IT startups, IBM, and MIT. She founded and ran her own consulting firm, Eco Marketing. Prior to working with the Emerging Worlds team, she helped build the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Skoltech in Moscow, and she led communications for the Office of Digital Learning at MIT. She is strengthening the Emerging Worlds platform in India, enabling innovation hubs in new regions, and engaging new members. Beth is a mentor with the Cleantech Open and a Board Member of ACTION, an association of cleantech incubators. Beth holds a B.A. from Wellesley College, cum laude, in Political Science and French, and an MBA from Boston University. She speaks French and Spanish.
Project Manager, LVP-MITRA Programme
Technical Head, Srujana Center for Innovation, LVPEI
Dhruv Joshi's been trying to bring students together for the common cause of finding engineering solutions to the nation's problems since 2012, when he started the Mars Society India chapter while studying at IIT Bombay. He graduated top of his class and his interests lie in light-matter interactions, imaging systems, microscopy and instrumentation. Dhruv is extremely passionate about translating technologies out from the lab to improve the quality of life of the masses.
Graduate student, MIT Media Lab
Shantanu's interests lie primarily at the confluence of computer vision, machine learning, signal processing and optics. At MIT he is currently designing imaging systems for cost-effective, portable medical diagnostics.
Graduate student, MIT Media Lab
Tristan has an interest in refactoring hardware, imaging systems, and the algorithms that turn unstructured measurements into useful information.
DR ANTHONY VIPIN DAS
Consultant Ophthalmologist, LVPEI
Dr Vipin is best known for building the eyeSmart EMR, an award-winning Electronic Medical Record and Hospital Management system which is operational across the entire LVPEI network. He's been named among the top 35 innovators under 35 years in the world on the 2012 list by MIT. He is a TED senior fellow.
DR PREMNANDHINI SATGUNAM
Associate Research Optometrist, LVPEI
Premnandhini has worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the field of vision rehabilitation at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School. Her current research interest at LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is in the area of pediatric vision rehabilitation, visual development in children with vision impairment and binocular vision.
DR ASHUTOSH RICHHARIYA
Associate Director and Head, Institute of Translational Research Engineering and Advancement of Technology, LVPEI
A Nehru-Fulbright Scholar, Ashutosh was placed at The Ohio State University and The University of Rochester for research, before joining LVPEI. His interests are in the areas of Corneal Biomechanics, Finite Element Modeling and Optical Instrumentation.
DR SHRIKANTH BHARADWAJ
Associate Director of Optometry, LVPEI
Dr Bharadwaj is a vision scientist at LV Prasad Eye Institute. His current research focuses on how infants, children and adults use their focusing and eye-alignment responses to achieve a clear and single vision and why some individuals develop abnormalities like eye-turn and lazy eye, while other age-matched controls do not.
Jahnavi Chowdary Tharigopula, IIIT Hyderabad
Divya Jyothi Gaddipati, IIIT Hyderabad
Ayush Yadav, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Vatsal Kanakiya, KJSCE Mumbai
Dhruv Kohli, IIT Guwahati
Chakri Muthyala, RGUKT, RK Valley
Akshaya Agrawal, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Ebin Philip, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Vikas Raj, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Aamir Jowher, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Pushyami Rachapudi, IIIT Hyderabad
Devesh Jain, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Sujeath Pareddy, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Rajat Aggarwal, IIIT Hyderabad
Vishal Gupta, IIIT Hyderabad
Sandeep Vempati, VIT Chennai
Abhishek Baronia, MIT Pune
Dhruvil Soni, MIT Pune
Sankalp Modi, VIT Vellore
Darpan Sanghavi, IIT Bombay
Tejaswi Kasarla, JNTU Hyderabad
Aparajita Sahoo, FRCRCE Mumbai
Karthik Reddy, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology Hyderabad
Venumadhav Kattagoni, IIIT Hyderabad
Tanmay Kulkarni, Vidyalankar Institute of Technology Mumbai
Deval Shah, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Dhaivat Bhat, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Dolly Shahani, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Mudit Jain, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Manasi Muglikar, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Amit Chawla, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus