Dr. Vikas Karade
Vikas earned his B.Tech+M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Bombay. During his bachelor's at IIT, he was mainly involved in robotics, product design and medical device development.
During his Ph.D. (2011-2015), Vikas added new skill-sets of simulation algorithms, AI/ML and software design, especially in the field of medical imaging and 3D surgical planning. He is the inventor of the nationally acclaimed technology named XrayTo3D.
Vikas has earned many international innovation/entrepreneurship awards, 3 national innovation awards, 4 Govt. Grant awards, 6 patents, software copyrights, some international publications, and has undergone short-term entrepreneurship training courses from B-schools of Cambridge and Stanford.
Vikas founded AlgoSurg Inc. (algosurg.com), a silicon valley startup company funded by Y-Combinator (W18 batch). Bringing standardization and automation in surgeries to make them accurate and efficient is Vikas's goal and interest.