speaker

Dr. Shanthanu Chakravarthy

Technology Entrepreneur

Co-founder of Mimyk

IISc Bengaluru

email: shanthanu[at]mimyk.com

Brief Introduction

Shanthanu is a Mechanical Engineer by training and has a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. He has an M.S. degree from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City and a B.E. degree from the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Shanthanu’s research work has been recognised at various national and international meetings, as well as two best paper awards. For his Ph.D. research, Shanthanu was awarded the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) award at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi. Shanthanu is a technology entrepreneur and is one of the co-founders at Mimyk, a spinoff from IISc. Shanthanu’s work and the innovation activity at Mimyk have been recognised by the Government of United Kingdom (TechRocketship award) and the Israeli Embassy in India (Most innovative company in India, Start JLM, 2017). Shanthanu’s interests are in medical devices, haptics, robotics, and simulations.