Dr. Parag Mantri

Principal Data Scientist & Associate Professor
Robotics & Autonomous Systems


Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, USA
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University Hyderabad, India


  • Dr. Mantri is PhD in Aerospace Engineering with a current focus on Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Connected Devices. He also works on applications of Machine Learning & Deep Learning in these areas.
  • With over 12 years of experience in Engineering and R&D working in a wide spectrum of domains such as Aerospace, Oil & Gas, and Locomotive, he is a versatile engineer, researcher and innovator. He has 7 filed patents (2 granted). Before joining INSOFE, he was Lead Research Engineer at GE Global Research.
  • He has also been an educator in a university set up as well as volunteering for community teaching for underprivileged children.
  • He is responsible for developing interactive lab sessions and hackathons with real-world industry-specific problems cutting across several domains. His efforts focus on enhanced hands-on learning and career development of INSOFE students.

Areas of Expertise

  • Simulation & Modelling, Engineering Analytics, and Machine Learning, Space Dynamics, Engineering Mechanics, Controls, Lean Six Sigma Principles.

Lab/Research Group Affiliation

  • Internet of Things (IoT)