Dr. Pratik Mutha is an Associate Professor in Biological Engineering and the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar.
He received his Bachelors degree from the College of Engineering, Pune and his Masters and PhD from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Pratik’s research interests lie in understanding the neural control of human movement, and disruption in this control in patients with neurological injury. This research informs the development of novel rehabilitation strategies for neurologically impaired patients, thereby creating impact outside the lab.
Dr. Mutha has been the recipient of a number of awards including the Ramanujan Fellowship of the Government of India.
At GenWise, Dr Mutha facilitates courses on Neuroscience for High School students.