ADVISORY BOARD

Ramana Prasad

Ramana Prasad, Chairman, Robotix holds a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras and two MS degrees in Engineering from University of Cincinnati USA. Started his career with Intel in California USA as New Technology Development Engineer.

Ramana Prasad is a Member of the Advisory board for the Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras.

Ramana Prasad is on the Governing Council of Centre for Innovation CFI IIT Madras, a Mentor of Change Atal Tinkering Lab NITI Aayog Govt of India, a member of the Governing Council of the International Catrobat Foundation, Graz University of Technology, Austria and Managing Trustee of 6 BVM Global Schools (CBSE) & 2 BVMi International Schools (IGCSE).

Dr. Wolfgang Slany

Dr. Slany, Professor of Computer Science at Graz University of Technology, Austria. holds a Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science from Vienna University of Technology, Austria and Associate's degree from Tokyo University.

Dr. Slany is also the Founder, President and head of the executive board of the International Catrobat Association a non profit free open source software group funded largely by European Union.,

With over 25 years of teaching & research experience he has many publications to his credit.

Dr. Todd Ullah

Dr. Todd Ullah, Vice President of National Education Foundation McLean, Virginia USA holds the Doctor of Education from University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Todd Ullah served as General Manager at Pearson Education, worked as science teacher, magnet coordinator, District Director of Instructional Technology, District Director of Science Education, and as a High School Principal for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

With over 25 years of experience he focused on advancing leadership and education opportunities around the world also he works closely with STEM+ Academy Directors to implement and maintain academies at over 20 school districts across the US.

Dr. Donna Knoell

Dr. Donna Knoell, Independent Education Management Professional, She Holds her B.S. and M.S degrees from Kansas State University and Ph.D. degree from Duke University. She speaks and consults worldwide on key topics in STEM, science, ELA, and mathematics.

With over 30 years of experience, She has served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction for a Title I intervention program in New York City.

Dr. Donna Knoell has authored a nonfiction book, chapters for two professional books, numerous teaching guides, and curriculum resources for Energizer and the Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago).

Dr. U. N. Umesh

Dr. Umesh, Professor of Marketing, Washington State University holds a Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from University of Washington, a MBA (Marketing/Operations Management) from University of Rochester and B-Tech, from IIT Madras, India.

With over 25 years of experience, he has served as Visiting Associate Professor at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Prof. Umesh has many publications to his credit and has received "Best Article of the Year Finalist" at Decision Sciences.

Dr. S. Swaminathan

Dr. S.Swaminathan, is the Dean and Director, Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials at SASTRA University, Thanjavur TN India .

Dr. S.Swaminathan holds a Ph.D Degree in Department of Chemical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA and served as a Research Associate in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA where he studied the application of low temperature setting cements for spinal fusions.

Dr. S.Swaminathan has filed four international patents and they have been commercialized by Novabone Products, USA,
Q Glass, USA and Aldrich Chemicals, USA.

ADITI PRASAD

Aditi, COO Robotix holds a Law degree from Pune, India and a Masters in Public Policy from LKY School of Public Policy, NUS, Singapore.

Aditi curated the Indian Girls Code initiative, a free STEM education programme for underprivileged girls recognised by Government of India and UNESCO.

Aditi, at 33, was the Keynote Speaker at UNESCO's 2017 Policy Forum Cracking the Code: Girls' Education in STEM, speaker at two TEDx events in Chennai & Mumbai India and honored by Government of Singapore in Sep' 2017 to be one among 15 Young Societal leaders selected from around the World for a global leadership event.