Committee Composition

Committee Composition

To ensure that the goals and the focus of the USIAI Initiative program is successfully achieved, committees have been constituted at different levels. These committees having specific roles and responsibilities will help in the oversight of all the scientific activities and will guide the program to navigate seamlessly.

Representatives of the IUSSTF board and subject matter experts from both countries.

Leading voices from industry, representatives from funding agencies, academia, and foundations.

Subject experts in the thematic areas (Healthcare, Smart Cities, Agriculture, etc.) representing industry, federal agencies, academia, and foundations.


Ashutosh Sharma

Honorary Co-Chair 
Secretary, Department of Science and Technology,
Govt. of India

Sandeep Verma
R. Ramanan
Padmanabhan Anandan
Anurag Agarwal
Sr. No.

Raghu Dharmaraju

Vice President, Products and Programs Wadhwani AI, Mumbai

Tavpritesh Sethi

Assistant Professor, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Vinod Scaria

Senior Scientist, GN Ramachandran Knowledge Center for Genome Informatics, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi


Jonathan Margolis

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Space and Health, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Aseem Z. Ansari
Elizabeth Urbanas
Jim Kurose
Jitendra Malik
Sr. No.

Abhiroop Gandhi

Trust and Compliance Officer Verily Life Sciences, CA

Anurag Mairal

Director, Global Outreach Programs, Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Stanford University