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Pratik Somaiya

Robotics Software Engineer

Pratik joined the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) in May 2023 as a Robotics Software Engineer. Before that, he pursued an MSc by Research in Robotics at the Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems Research (L-CAS), University of Lincoln, UK.

Prior to his Master's, he was a Research Assistant at L-CAS working in agri-robotics.

Pratik also spent several years in the industry before joining L-CAS. During that time, he worked on developing robots for warehouse material handling and consumer robots such as vacuum cleaning robots.

He received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmedabad.

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