Works & Research

Gagandeep Reehal

Work Experience


•  Co-Founder, CEO & CTO, Minus Zero

Minus Zero is India's first startup building fully Self-Driving Cars in the country, capable of Level 5 autonomy with highly energy-efficient electric vehicle design and proprietary nature-inspired AI that is less dependent on extensive data & costly sensor suite (like LIDAR's, etc.)

Our fully Autonomous Electric Cars will be able to drive autonomously in highly unstructured and disorganized traffic scenarios like India's


•  Advisor & AI Researcher, Fermi Center for Applied Sciences

Research and development in biologically inspired artificial neural simulations to map algorithms for reconstructing cognitive response to stimuli.

Books & Publications

•  Mother (Fiction, 2019)

•  a coffee date (Non-Fiction, 2019)

•  Burial amidst Gods (Poetry, 2020)

Community Engagement

Lead Mentor, BuildWithAI Hackathon by Hackmakers (August 2020 - Australia)
• Mentor, MIT COVID-19 Challenge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (August 2020 - USA) 
• Mentor and Judge, World Blockchain Hackathon (October 2020 - USA)
• Speaker - Self Driving Cars, Kaggle Days Meetup Surat (October 2020 India)
• Judge, Mentor & Guest Speaker, MedHacks, John Hopkins University (August 2020 - USA)
• Speaker - Autonomous Cars, HackCBS (November 2020 -India)
Judge and Mentor, Major League Hacking (2020 - USA)
• Lead Mentor, Digital Defense Hack by Hackmakers (November 2020 - Australia)
• Mentor and Judge, Def Hacks (June 2020 - USA)
• Mentor and Judge, Hack the 6ix (August 2020 - Canada)
• Mentor and Judge, Hack for the People (August 2020 - USA)
• Speaker, Hack the Mountains (October 2020 - India)
• Judge, synHacks (July 2020 - USA)
• Mentor, Garuda Hacks (July 2020, Indonesia)
• Judge & Mentor, HackMIT, Blueprint - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (February 2021 - USA)
• Keynote Speaker, BelPy (January 2021 - India)
• Kenote Speaker, HackBMU (March 2021 - India)
• Keynote Speaker, RoboWeek, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (March 2021)
• Panelist, Patent Power Hour, INDIAai & NASSCOM (July 2021)
• Keynote Speaker, MOVES 2021: Mobility & Vehicle Electronics Summit, Electronics For You Group & TechWorldCongress (July2021)
• Keynote Speaker, BVPIEEE WIEhack 3.0 (May 2021)
• Judge, HackOff (December 2020 - India)
• Chief Organizer, TEDxYouth@PoliceDAVJalandhar 2019, TEDxPatiala 2020 (India)