Dr. Nikita Hari a Scientist, Tech Entrepreneur, Technocrat and Futurist. She is currently a Schlumberger Postdoctoral fellow at University of Oxford. Nikita graduated with a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Dept of Engineering, University of Cambridge. She was a Gold Medalist for both her masters and undergraduate degree in Engineering. She has many years of teaching and research experience with 25 international research papers and 26 tech keynotes to her credit.
Listed in the ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering in UK’ in 2017, Dr. Hari has been recognized globally for her research and her initiatives to support and promote youngsters especially girls into Engineering, Technology, Research and Entrepreneurship. She is an invited Global Ambassador for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, TEDx Speaker for Cambridge University, Clinton Global Initiative Changemaker Class 2018 and a Finalist for ‘IET Young Women Engineer’.
A consultative member of the Principal Scientific Advisory Board, Govt of India, Dr. Hari is a regularly invited consultant for policy making in Indian and UK universities and govt initiatives. The Co-founder of two social tech start-ups ‘Wudi’ & ‘Favalley’, her vision is to provide an educational platform through her initiatives for youngsters to become positive change makers for the society. Nikita is currently keen on using her training, experience and background to influence Science diplomacy and policy.