Shourjya Sanyal is an Entrepreneurial Scientist interested in building and commercializing cutting edge human technology.
He is one of the youngest fellows of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Students’ alumni meet held in Germany, 2009. Received the prestigious KVPY scholarship in 2007, from Government of India. His research interests are Image processing, Biomedical Engineering, Statistical Physics and Quantum-Classical Simulations. He has worked in several premiere research institutes like Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Bielefeld University, Germany and Max Plank Institute, Germany. He is currently a Doctorship of Philosophy (PhD) at School of Physics, UCD where his work involved designing protein based nano-devices using computational simulations.
After doing the GracCertificate in Innovation, Enterpreneurship and Enterprise in the Innovation Academy, UCD, he co-founded (with Liam Brennan, Aaron Byrne) a startup Digital Self Technology Pvt. Ltd., Ireland in 2013-2014 incubated by the National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) where he implemented Image Recognition Technology for Tracking Brands and People on the Internet (see article on IrishTimes). This technology won the Cruickshank High Achieving Merit Award, by Enterprise Ireland.
Currently he is leading a biomedical startup which he co-founded in India, Think Biosolution, with funding from NDRC and as a EI supported potential High Potential Startup, where they are currently developing novel low cost smart-phone camera based medical diagnostics. The idea won the Deloitte Top Technology Award 2016 in Dublin, April 2016.
Watch his talk about Smartphone Camera and The Future Of Healthcare in TEDxTallaght Talks in Ireland.