Pravar Jain is an innovator who dives into emerging technologies and spearheads projects to achieve a significant Return on Investment. His work has a vast outreach, catering to the industry as well as creating an impact in academia. He is currently an Associate (Innovation & Research Translation) at the Smart Systems Institute, National University of Singapore.
Pravar majored in Biomedical Engineering, obtaining a Master of Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Technology from Manipal Institute of Technology, India. He has received numerous awards for academic excellence and was also invited to the 50th celebration of the prestigious A. M. Turing Awards.
Pravar along with his peers, ran the cash positive SIZR Studios and was associated with Jobspire in its early days. With immersion in the start-up scene early in his career, Pravar learnt to translate industry trends into business opportunities. Pravar has experience in diverse disciplines such as Mixed Reality and Soft Robotics, and been exposed to domains such as Additive Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence. Pravar has raised funding and steered projects to generate patents and top-tier publications. These works have garnered viral media coverage (Thomson Reuters/Galileo TV/Today) and have been showcased to VVIPs (Deputy Prime Minister/Minister for Communications & Information – Singapore).
Pravar is a wannabe chef, a passionate cancerian and an ardent believer of karma.