Utkarsh Sarawgi

Fluid Interfaces
  • Research Assistant

Utkarsh is a tech aficionado, designer and a graduate student at MIT Media Lab.  He is passionate about creating human-centric AI systems around Digital Health and Intelligence Augmentation (IA). With his background in software, electronics and hardware design, and interdisciplinary research experience in Human Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence and Sensor Networks, he thrives to explore cutting-edge technologies to transcend the customary barriers while creating seamless interfaces to augment human capabilities and health.

Utkarsh is currently working on AlterEgo, a wearable non-invasive silent-speech interface, to scale it up to the entire language enabling very high and inconspicuous information transfer. He looks to deploy it on patients with speech disorders while also rigorously testing it with common people to unobtrusively tie them into a close human-computer symbiosis, and weave  AI and computing directly as an extension of one's cognition. He has also been the Embedded Systems and Power Electronics lead of Hyperloop India, finalists in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition '17 and rec… View full description

Utkarsh is a tech aficionado, designer and a graduate student at MIT Media Lab.  He is passionate about creating human-centric AI systems around Digital Health and Intelligence Augmentation (IA). With his background in software, electronics and hardware design, and interdisciplinary research experience in Human Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence and Sensor Networks, he thrives to explore cutting-edge technologies to transcend the customary barriers while creating seamless interfaces to augment human capabilities and health.

Utkarsh is currently working on AlterEgo, a wearable non-invasive silent-speech interface, to scale it up to the entire language enabling very high and inconspicuous information transfer. He looks to deploy it on patients with speech disorders while also rigorously testing it with common people to unobtrusively tie them into a close human-computer symbiosis, and weave  AI and computing directly as an extension of one's cognition. He has also been the Embedded Systems and Power Electronics lead of Hyperloop India, finalists in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition '17 and recognized in 30 Under 30 by BITSAA Global in 2019.

Utkarsh loves traveling to places and dancing to Techno. He relishes honest conversations on any field or topic.