Sivashankar Sivakanthan Graduate Student

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Biography

Sivashankar Sivakanthan MSc is a Rehabilitation Science PhD Student at the University of Pittsburgh and researcher at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories. Sivashankar’ s research pertains to sidewalk terrain recognition and negotiation for a curb climbing and self-leveling robotic wheelchair (MEBot).

He is originally from the United Kingdom where he attained his Financial Mathematics BSc at Brunel University of London focusing on stochastic modelling, whilst working in one of the top Fortune 100 companies in the Finance Division for 6 years.