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Anuj Kapuria

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Novus Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz

About Anuj Kapuria

Mr. Anuj Kapuria is the founder & CEO of Novus Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz and The Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz.
He has been a Postgraduate researcher at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh P.A. and during his PhD, which he dropped out of, he successfully executing projects in the field of 3D Object Recognition, Autonomous Vehicles, Terrain Mapping and Face Recognition. He was associated with prestigious DARPA Grand Challenge, the seminal race of autonomous vehicles among other projects including Mars rover project by NASA. He has also been a part of several US Defence Projects. He has also held the position of adjunct fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Robotics Institute.
Having been a prolific roboticist, with research interests spanning autonomous navigation, computer vision, Artificial intelligence (AI)/ Machine learning (ML);
He has authored more than 10 international original research publications in highly regarded international conferences with each having received more than 150 academic citations.
He has also filed more than 100 international patents with more than 60 having been granted in USA, EU, South Africa and India, in the field of robotics, computer vision, AI and machine learning.
He founded Novus Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz, a pioneer company in the field of Autonomous & driver assistive systems, AI based fleet operational optimization and intelligent robotic automation using transformative AI, Computer Vision and Autonomous Mobility Solutions.
Starting from defence and being the backbone technology for most of unmanned ground vehicle systems in the country, THRS has also become the leader in ‘Autonomous’ & ‘Driver Assistance Systems’ suitable for trucks, cars and buses across all levels of autonomy (L0-L4). Their driver monitoring systems are being used by most of the CV maker in the country, they have over 6 billion kms of Indian driving data analysed. Their patented technology platform powers various autonomous robotic solutions for factories, warehouse & road logistics, helping industry in increasing overall safety, productivity and efficiency.
Mr. Anuj Kapuria
Novus Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Pvt. Ltd. The Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Ltd.
A-18, Infocity-1, Info Technology Park,
Sector 34, Gurugram – 122 001, Haryana, India
Tel: +91(124) 471 5300
Being a passionate technologist, Mr. Kapuria is playing a pivotal role in revolutionizing the Intelligent autonomous robotics and autonomous vehicle industry in the country, by leading various AI, Robotics focussed task forces of CII as well as the govt. of India.
He has also won many accolades that include but not limited to:
 Most Innovative company by Govt of India (awarded by Prime Minister of India), in the SME category
 The LMA Trident “Entrepreneur of the year award” of Punjab.
 Most innovative company by NITI Aayog & CII
 Served on Prime Minister Modi’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force at Niti Aayog and co-authored white paper, developing the National AI vision.
 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award: India Commercial Vehicles Safety & ADAS Technology
 Listed by Gartner as Top AI companies in India in their Cool Vendor Report
 Design Excellence Award by CII for Autonomous Mobile Robots
 FICCI National Road Safety Award
 Excellence in Innovation-Supplier Award by Daimler
 The Nasscom Award for 50 Most Promising Emerging companies
 Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2023 by Entrepreneur
Mr. Kapuria has served in various positions in the organizing committee of the Advances in Robotics International Conference (General Co-Chair 2013, 2015; Industry Chair 2017), Co-Chair of the Robotics Society of India, Co-Chair of the Regional Committee on Robotics and Co-Chair of Hi-Tech Manufacturing Council at the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He has led the Robotics Task Force of CII as well as being the Co-Chair of the Future Business Council. He is also been a member of India Japan Business Leaders Forum (IJBLF), constituted under the guidance of The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry and CII Trade Fair Council.

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