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Shovon Saha

Shovon Saha

Mechatronics Engineer | University of Waterloo | MIT Solver | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Award Recipient.

Shovon S Saha is the winner of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve 2020 and a full-stack embedded systems developer that turns product ideas into reality.

He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering program at the University of Waterloo and researching in the Neural and Rehabilitation Engineering (NRE) Lab of Dr. James Tung. The mission of the NRE Lab is to develop and apply novel: I) methods to measure human motor control in real-world conditions, and II) assistive technologies to facilitate mobility and optimize motor rehabilitation.

With a drive of developing technology to impact people’s lives, he specializes in developing complex products at low cost without sacrificing their functionalities. His works are in conjunction with robotics and biomedical engineering, effectively contributing to leading research publications internationally.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, he brought an impact on thousands of lives in Bangladesh through his products in biomedical devices. He’s the former Design Team Lead & Product Developer of Bioforge Health Systems Ltd., where his team’s innovations were backed up by both the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MIT Solve community.

Previously, he has also worked as a robotics trainer and product developer at reputed organizations such as American Center U.S. Embassy Annex, Adama Robotics, AIROS, etc. 

Shovon aspires to work in the Autonomous Vehicles industry to be able to contribute to the development of systems that will make roads safer ultimately working towards Level 5 autonomy someday.


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