Kshitij Tiwari Ph.D.

About me

My Academic Credentials

Education & Career Highlights

My name, Kshitij (क्षितिज), originates from Sanskrit and means horizon. Born and raised in various parts of India, I have acquired all my higher education overseas. Below is a timeline that shows my career progression across various countries and continents. 

Invited guest talk IIIT Jabalpur

Embark on a transformative journey in the realm of robotics with my multifaceted consultancy. As a mentor, I guide early-stage researchers, offering personalized career counseling to illuminate the intricate pathways in robotics. For startups and MSMEs, I specialize in crafting bespoke solutions, presently honing in on drones and Unmanned Ground Vehicles. Dive into the heart of robotics through my YouTube channel, a dynamic resource hub catering to both novices and advanced learners. Elevate your experience with tailored one-on-one consultations, unlocking strategic insights and actionable plans for personal and professional growth.




Kshitij Tiwari at Purdue University

Postdoctoral Researcher @ Purdue University

Postdoctoral Researcher at the IDEAS group, Purdue University, USA. Working with Prof. Aniket Bera towards resource constrained humanitarian robots and multi-agent systems. 

Kshitij Tiwari Postdoctoral Researcher UBICOMP University of Oulu

Postdoctoral Researcher @ University of Oulu

Postdoctoral Research fellow with the Perception Engineering group at the University of Oulu, Finland. Co-supervising Masters and Ph.D. students, developing international collaborations and conducting independent research towards bioinspired touch-based navigation for mobile robots.



Postdoctoral Researcher at Aalto University in Finland

Postdoctoral Researcher @ Aalto University

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Intelligent Robotics group, Aalto University, Finland. Spearheaded the contributions towards the EU consortium funded Human Brain Project. Co-supervised Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. students while conducting my own research in touch-based navigation with bioinspired sensors such as the rat whiskers.

Ph.D. Graduation from JAIST Japan

Ph.D. @ Japan Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (JAIST)



Kshitij Working with Baxter Humanoid robot for Master thesis at University of edinburgh

M.Sc. @ University of Edinburgh (UoE)

Obtained Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Artificial Intelligence with intelligent robotics specialism from the University of Edinburgh (UoE), Edinburgh, Scotland

UG graduation ceremony at the University of Hong Kong

B.Eng. @ University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Obtained Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering (B.Eng.) from the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong S.A.R.


Research interests & Teaching experience

Aside from upskilling and upgrading my educational credentials, I also focus on dissemination of my research findings through top-tier publications, primarily peer-reviewed scientific articles aside from occasionally giving invited talks at Workshops. I also have a passion to teach and mentor budding research scholars interested in mobile robotics.