Prathosh AP

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India

Prathosh received his Ph. D from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore in 2015, in the area of temporal data analysis. He submitted his Ph. D thesis three years after his B.Tech in 2011, with many top-tier journal publications. Subsequently, he worked in corporate research labs including Xerox Research India, Philips research, and a start-up in CA, USA. His work in the industry, focussing on healthcare analytics, led to the generation of several IP, comprising 15 (US) patents of which 10 are granted and 6 are commercialized. He joined IIT Delhi in 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the computer technology group of Electrical Engineering where he was engaged in research and teaching of the machine and deep learning courses.

Currently, he is a faculty member at the department of ECE at IISc, Bangalore. His current research includes deep-representational learning, cross-domain generalization, signal processing, and their applications in computer vision and speech analytics. He has co-founded a start-up Cogniable.Tech which builds learning algorithms for behavioural healthcare using video analytics (first-place winner of the recent AI startup challenge by Govt. of India) and also actively engaged with several corporate industries, start-ups, and medical centres (E.g., AIIMS) in solving interesting technical problems. He also happens to be a student of Samskrut Language and Indian Philosophical sciences.

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