Dr. Akshay Rajhans
Principal Research Scientist, Founding Member, Advanced Research & Technology Office, MathWorks
Dr. Akshay Rajhans is a Principal Research Scientist in and a founding member of the Advanced Research & Technology Office at MathWorks where his work focuses on identifying and nurturing collaborative research and innovation at the interface between the MathWorks Development organization and academia, industry, and government research labs. His work and expertise includes technical computing for, and model-based design and analysis of intelligent cyber-physical systems (CPS).
In his current multi-faceted role, Dr. Rajhans works on increasing the impact of research and innovation along various dimensions. He engages the research community via leadership roles at MathWorks Research Summits and at external research conferences worldwide. He manages a collaborative research alliance program for facilitating bidirectional technology transfer. Via invited talks, panels, and research publications, he provides thought leadership that often includes an industry perspective to academia and an academic and research perspective to industry. He serves on Industry Advisory Boards/Committees for various universities, conferences, and professional organizations, Ph.D. Thesis and Technical Committees, and Editorial Boards.