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Dr. Kumar Padmanabh

Senior Researcher

Dr. Kumar Padmanabh has more than 12 years of experience in Industrial research labs of companies like Bosch, General Motors, and Infosys. He has expertise in IoT and Sensor Network applicable to Energy Management, Smart Grid, Building Automation, and Automotive. He built various prototypes and many of them have been commercialized. His last assignment was with LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India where he worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of ECE and CSE for more than a year.

Dr. Padmanabh earned a degree of Ph.D. in wireless sensor network from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and an Executive General Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. So far he has published 40 research papers and filed 23 patents in India and USA. His 9 patents have been already granted in the USA. He is a recipient of MIT Technology Review award and Infosys Thought Leadership Award 2011 and 2010 respectively.

He spends his leisure time in creative writing and so far he has published two books (fiction) and more than three dozen short stories.