- About Us
- About Us
Prof. Sinha is a visionary and the guiding force behind L2M Rail. During his long-lasting tenure at IISc as a Scientist and faculty, he worked on several research and development projects sponsored by governmental agencies such as DIT, Indian Railways, National Tuberculosis Institute, DRDO and BHEL. His main areas of interest are Power Electronics, Fault-tolerant and Safety-Critical Systems, and Embedded Systems.
A serial entrepreneur and railway domain expert, Sreenivasa Rao Ganapa, has many feathers on his cap. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Rao worked in various capacities with the Indian Railways. He was the Joint Director & Head of the Southern Region Signalling & Communications Division of RDSO, Indian Railways.
Rakesh Pandey is a highly experienced Railway Signalling & Telecom Consulting Engineer with more than 36+ years of experience in Construction, Design & Development, Maintenance and Engineering Management of railway projects. He is a Chartered Engineer from the Engineering Council, UK; Member of Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, UK and Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK.
Recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, Professor B. Dattaguru is our Honorary Advisor. He is also a recipient of many prestigious national and international awards. He is a world renowned expert in the domains of smart materials, structures and systems and Fracture Mechanics. During his time at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Dr. Dattaguru worked with the Space Technology researchers, including the former President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Kota Harinarayana, Kasturi Rangan and R. Chidambaram. His fields of interest include theory of Elasticity, Aircraft Structures, Aging structures, Life extension methods, Fracture Mechanics, Finite Element Methods (linear and non-linear), Composites, Smart structures, Aircraft and Missile Design, Experimental Stress Analysis and Non-destructive Testing.
Chris is a Technology Entrepreneur, Consultant and Non-Executive Director. He is a visionary, highly successful business & thought leader. He has got the experience of working in multiple industrial sectors, particularly oil & gas, wind energy and aerospace. His career defining moment was building an amazing UK sensing technology company (Smart Fibres Ltd.) and selling it to a huge US headquartered multi-national.
Rajiv is a Silicon Valley innovator and entrepreneur. He has 20+ years of rich experience in creating and selling technology globally across major industries, including Rail Roads, Industrial IoT, Analytics, Mobility, Telecom, IT Infrastructure, Automotive, Semiconductors etc.
Prof. Vinoy is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has received his Doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania State University, USA in 2002. Prior to joining IISc, he worked as a Researcher at the Pennsylvania State University and as a Scientist at the National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore. His research interests cover several topics in RF and microwave engineering including, computational electromagnetics, microwave antennas, RF circuits, RF MEMS, and metamaterials.
Prof. Umanand is a Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. His research activities are based on the broad scope of “reduction in rate of entropy rise”. In keeping with the above framework, his research work revolves around power and energy systems with an emphasis on societal benefits. Some of his significant Research work are Solar Cooking, Modelling Non Linear Electromagnetic Waves, Photovoltaics Integrated MicroGrid, Integrated Magnetics, Ballast Free Microhydel and Rimless wheel walker.
Prof. Prabhakar is a Principal Research Scientist with the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He works in the area of Networked Embedded Systems where he focuses on hardware system design, micro energy harvesting systems and power management algorithms. Prof. Prabhakar leads the effort in Zero Energy Networks Laboratory (Zenlab) at DESE, IISc, which implemented Publish-Subscribe and REST architecture protocols and adapted embedded IPv6 flavors such as 6LowPAN. A significant work in embedded space is at the MAC layer, layer 3 and other protocols.
Haresh is a Principal Research Scientist with the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He areas of specialization are Communication Networks and Embedded Systems. He is mainly interested in developing IoT solutions for Healthcare and Smart Grid applications. His research interests include security and reliability issues in Cyber Physical Systems and enterprise networks. He has the rich experience of working in various industry and government sponsored projects. Haresh has received his B.E. degree in Electronics from Bombay University in 1993 and M.Sc. (Engg) in 2001 from Indian Institute Science, Bangalore.
Dr. Preeta Sharan is the Professor and Research head in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at Oxford college of Engineering, Bangalore. Her areas of research include, integrated optics, Surface Plasmonic Resonance, Fibre Bragg grating, Quantum dots etc. She has presented her work at several international conferences across the world in the domains of Nano-photonics, Optical sensors and Quantum dots. She is a Post-Doctoral Scholar from IIT, Kharagpur in the field of Optical Sensors. She has obtained her Master degree from Banaras Hindu University and Ph. D from IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
Dhanaseelan has more than 30 years of versatile experience in the software and hardware product development in the fields of IoT, Industrial Automation and Networking. An entrepreneur himself, Dhanaseelan has co-founded multiple companies in the areas of IoT and renewable energy. In his previous assignments, he has led global teams to record breaking performances. He has also trained many industry verticals in the area of IoT. His current areas of interest are AI /ML, IoT, security and training.
Dr. Uma is a senior Technology expert with over 20 years of experience in Research and Development across different Domains and Industries. While working as a Faculty in IISc, she was credited with creation of concepts for digital solutions for large scale population data collection and analytics solutions for data analysis. She has also worked on Radiation Therapy Systems and Translational Research at Philips Research. She was also involved in content development and training for Multiple Corporates. She was the Lead for Algorithm Development & Strategy in Philips Healthcare from 2007-2016.
Ashlin Jose has a B. Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and M. Tech. degree in Electrical and Communications from NIT, Delhi. Before joining L2M Rail, he worked as a Project Associate in Microwave Laboratory in ECE Department at IISc. During his tenure in IISc, he has designed wireless sensor module for sensing and transmitting aircraft pressure and strain data during flight testing. He has rich experience in Embedded System Designing and PCB Layout. His current areas of interests are Low power Internet of Things (IoT) and RF Embedded Systems.
Kamaldeep is an Electronics and Communication Engineer and holds an MBA from the prestigious Indian School of Business. He has over 14 years of experience in Railways and Power Transmission sectors. He joined Indian Railways as a Group A officer in the Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) and worked for 6 years in various capacities in operations and construction in Mumbai Division.
Birju Thacker is an M. Tech in Microelectronics from IIT, Kharagpur. He is an IRSSE, 2002 Batch officer and completed the General Management Program from IIM, Kolkata. Birju worked in Indian Railways for six years in the fields of Railway Signalling and Telecom. He also has working experience at a modern Fabrication Facility in Seoul, South Korea.
Mr. Krishna Choudhary is an alumnus of Calcutta University with an MBA in Project Management. He has overall 20 years of working experience, out of which 16 years is with Railway Industry. He has the experience of executing the Railway/ Metro Railway Projects while working in domestic and MNC Consultancy firms.
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