Enabling efficient and safer mobility through automotive research.

I received the BTech and MTech degrees in Engineering Design and Automotive Engineering, respectively, from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. I then worked at Jaguar Land Rover with the autonomous driving software team, before joining the Cambridge University Engineering Department for the PhD degree.



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering
University of Cambridge • Cambridge, UK
2021 - present

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Engineering Design,
Master of Technology (MTech) in Automotive Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras • Chennai, India
2015 - 2020

Work Experience

Doctoral Researcher, Undergraduate Supervisor and Lab Demonstrator
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
October 2021 - present

Graduate Engineer, ADAS Pre-development Team
Jaguar Land Rover
September 2020 - August 2021

Teaching Assistant, Department of Engineering Design
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
August 2019 - July 2020

System Engineering Intern, 2-Wheelers and Powersports Team
December 2018 - May 2019

ADAS Research Intern, Technology Group
The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
June 2017 - July 2017



Helios Prize
Awarded by the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge for research on sustainable energy and energy efficiency with a paper accepted for publication in an established or learned journal.
December 2023

Energy Interdisciplinary Research Centre Grant, University of Cambridge
Funded by the Isaac Newton Trust, Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) Cambridge and NERC Discipline Hopping for Environmental Solutions Grant (UKRI)
September 2022

Stephen Thomas Cambridge International Scholarship
October 2021

Best Paper Presentation Award in the Dynamical Systems session at IFAC Advances in Control & Optimization of Dynamical Systems
February 2020

Extracurricular Awards

Tyro Music Prize, Queens' College, University of Cambridge
February 2022

1st Runner Up, Jaguar Land Rover Global Digital Development Hackathon in self-cleaning car cabins
July 2021

Winner, Microsoft Hackathon at IIT Madras
February 2016

Other Activities

Board Member, International Forum for Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology (HVTT)
November 2023 - present

Organising Team Member, 9th and 10th International Workshops on Sustainable Road Freight
2022 and 2023

Founder and President, Cambridge University Indian Classical Music Society
March 2023

Peer Reviewer for IMechE Part D and Part I (SAGE), Transportation Research Record Journal (SAGE) and TRB Annual Meeting, USA
August 2020 - present