Senior Robotics Software Engineer | Yaskawa Electric Corporation | Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyūshū, Japan
Karthikeyan Yuvaraj is a senior roboticist at YASKAWA. Previously, Karthikeyan worked as a roboticist at Alphabet (parent of Google), where the goal was to democratize robotics for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. The startup Vicarious AI he joined as one of the founding roboticists, was acquired by Google for its groundbreaking tech in robotics/AI.
Particularly in robotics, he specializes in developing vision systems for complex robots and enabling them to achieve autonomy. In simple words, he makes robots see the world. He has several international patents and publications in robotics and artificial intelligence. In addition, his work has been mentioned in major media like National Geography, LA Times, Popular Mechanics, Bloomberg, etc.
He is also an IEEE senior member, a membership given only to folks who have achieved extensively in their career. His homeland India recognized his extraordinary achievements and awarded him the highly coveted “international achiever award” and “Professional of the Year.”