Works & Research

Gagandeep Reehal

Work Experience


•  Co-Founder, CEO & CTO, Minus Zero

Minus Zero is India's first startup building fully autonomous mobility shuttles in India, powered by proprietary nature-inspired AI that is less dependent on extensive training-data & expensive sensor suite (like LIDAR's, etc.)

Our fully Autonomous Electric Vehicles (AEVs) will have the capability to drive autonomously with zero human supervision even 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)

Patents

•  System & method for determining dynamics of objects in environment (Patent-pending)

Awards

•  E&T Innovation Award 2021 - Young Pioneer by The IET (Shortlisted)

•  NASSCOM AI Gamechangers Award 2021 (Special Mention)

Community Engagement

Keynote Speaker, Tech Conclave 2021 by NASSCOM (September 2021 - India)
• Panelist, MOVE Asia by Terrapinn (September 2021 - Singapore)
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)