Praveen Pankajakshan is currently the Principal Data Science Manager at Corteva AgriscienceTM, Agriculture division of DowDuPont, India. He has worked as a researcher for more than 15 years in the application of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Machine Learning to Electrical Machinery, Power Systems, Microscopy, Healthcare, and recently in the Energy industry.
He received his B.S. Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee, his M.S. Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station and his PhD in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from INRIA, France. He has worked as a researcher with the Pasteur Institute on computational methods to achieve nanoscopic resolutions in light microscopes.
As a Technical Manager with Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology managing, he was guiding a team on detecting Cardiac Arrhythmias in portable ECG device and Samsung Tablets. Prior to joining Corteva, he was a Data Analytic Scientist with the Computational Center of Expertise in Shell Technology Center Bangalore.
He has, to his credit, several peer-reviewed published articles in international conferences and journals, and US patents. He is a senior member of the IEEE. He is a trainer of Heartfulness Meditation and is also a long-distance runner.