Professor H. P. Khincha helps guide strategy and direction at FICE. He also serves as the Chairman of Karnataka Innovation Council and is a Professor at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is known worldwide for his research work in electrical engineering. During his 45 year career at IISc., Professor Khincha has worked as Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering, Divisional Chairman, Electrical Sciences, and CEO of Society for Innovation & Development (SID). He serves as a member on various committees constituted by the Government of India. He also has an active industry and business connection and is on the Board of Directors of many companies. Professor Khincha was formerly the Vice Chancellor of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka, and the Chairman of IEEE Bangalore section.
H.S. Jamadagni is a Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE, formerly Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, CEDT), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He received Masters and PhD degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from IISc. He was the chairman of DESE during 1996 â€“ 2009. He teaches in the areas of embedded systems, communication networks, wireless sensor networks, and VLSI design. His current research work is in application of DSP in communication systems, application of IT in health care, conservation and development, as well as computing architectures for high-speed wireless networks. He has active and vibrant collaboration with several Industries including Intel, TI, Boeing, Xilinx, and Freescale and educational institutions such as EPFL, Switzerland. He has many publications in areas of his work.
Nagesh Singh is an entrepreneur with multiple businesses that focus on education. Foundation for Innovation and Collaborative Education (FICE) delivers ubiquitous, high quality, experiential learning to children and youth. FICE works with leading engineering colleges around India and help them enhance the entrepreneurial ability and employability of students. FICE has adopted more than 40 villages around India - through schools there - that now leverage technology to improve their lives especially when it comes to education, healthcare and sanitation. Sapience Consulting works with more than 2000 Tier-2 engineering schools in India on curriculum upgrade and faculty development. MakeSense Labs develops new content and service delivery platforms in the area of Data Analytics and Machine Learning. University Central works with leading US universities and helps them take their formal and non formal programs to global markets. Nagesh worked with several leading Indian and multinational technology companies before starting his entrepreneurial journey. He lives in Gurgaon, India.
Pavan Kumar Jarmale has a master’s degree in VLSI Design & Embedded Systems. Currently he is working as an Embedded Engineer at MakeSense Labs. He has developed camera traps, data collection modules for power quality monitoring and systems for Smart Cities.
He likes to travel with no destination in mind. He loves going on long drives. He likes to trek and is interested in wildlife. He likes to watch movies, a lot of them and one of his favorites is the Fast & Furious franchise.
Sagar Nagaraj Simha is a co-founder and Data Scientist at MakeSense Labs and a self proclaimed expert in Bier and Breweries. He received his Bachelor’s degree from VTU. He works on Data Science and AI, exploring its application in addressing socio-economic issues like rural upliftment, education and wildlife conservation. He likes to think, code and drink and not necessarily in the same order.
Sarweshkumar C R, is a co-founder and Android developer with experience in Computer Vision at Makesense Labs and a true gamer. He worked on crowd-sourced projects, open source platforms and as a part of the team conducted more than 30 workshops on ‘Internet of Things and Intro to Analytics’ for students and faculty members across universities.
He received his Bachelor’s degree from VTU. He works on Internet of Things and smartphone application development. Area of interests are, game development, animation and graphics design, ethical hacking and open-source community projects.
Suresh Kumar Bonagiri is a Software Engineering at Makesense Labs and an autodidact, coding enthusiastic and constant learner.
He received his Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Science and his Bachelor’s from Osmania University. He specializes in creating websites, maintaining backend operations and has experience with deep learning, computer vision, IoT and Android technology. He loves sports. He is an athlete. He plays of KSCA Cricket League and Ultimate Frisbee at the national level.