Suryansh Chandra (Automata Technologies)
IN PURSUIT OF CHALLENGES*
AA Summer DLAB Lecture Series
Thursday 3 August 2017
*and what happens when you underestimate them
Suryansh Chandra is Co-Founder of Automata, a 2.5-year old robotics company based in London, working to democratise robotic automation through beautiful, affordable hardware and elegantly simple software. Suryansh started Automata with Mostafa Elsayed out of a personal frustration with using robots for Architectural Research, and Automata is now a 12 person company working on bringing their first product to market.
Previously, Suryansh worked in the research group at Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), working on conception, creation and use of advanced technologies in design methods and construction processes. He co-authored numerous research papers and has given talks at various institutions across the world. Zaha Hadid Architects is world renowned for its unique formal language and prowess in building such forms as the Aquatic Centre for London Olympics and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London.