NITISH KUMAR

AI team Lead - U R RAO SATELLITE CENTER, Indian Space Research Organisation

AI/ML, Space Tech
ChatGPT, ChatGPT

NITISH KUMAR

Biography

Nitish Kumar, a leading scientist at U R Rao Satellite Center (ISRO), has made notable contributions to Artificial Intelligence in space technology. With nearly a decade at ISRO, his work focuses on making AI systems more understandable and efficient. Nitish has received the Innovative Young Scientist Award from ISRO and the Innovative Project Award from the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He has delivered talks at major corporations and institutions, including Nvidia and IIITDM, and holds a patent for an Explainable AI algorithm in computer vision. His leadership extends to initiating 17 AI projects nationwide, significantly advancing AI applications in collaboration with international entities like NASA and CALTECH. His latest innovation, GYAAN, an AI agent designed to assist ISRO scientists, was highlighted as a "SPOTLIGHT" technology by ISRO in 2023. Nitish's work exemplifies the intersection of cutting-edge technology and significant government initiatives, making substantial impacts both nationally and globally.