Dr. Sukanya is a scientist with focus on impact science for environmental sustainability via smart technology interventions. She develops innovative digital planning tools that utilise satellite imagery & public datasets integrated with GIS and machine-learning algorithms, for creating powerful data-based insights.
An experimental physicist by background, she has worked for IBM Research and University of Chicago. She completed her PhD from the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) in Barcelona, Spain. Has an MS degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, and commenced her undergraduate studies at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany.