The World Education Summit is a Global Event for recognition and fostering innovation in the Education Sector. The award for ‘Excellence Leadership in Education Sector’ was handed over to Mr. Ramana Prasad at the 22nd World Education summit 2021 held on 17th and 18th December 2021 at Leela Ambience Convention Centre, New Delhi. Mr. Ramana Prasad was the only person selected for this award amongst leading Educators across India. Organised by ELETS Technomedia, the Premier Technology and Media research organisation of Asia and the Middle East, this summit has been honouring eminent personalities in the field of Education for more than 2 decades.

Mr Ramana Prasad is a successful and renowned Entrepreneur, a real visionary, and also a globally respected Educationist who is actively involved in the field of ed-tech and Artificial Intelligence. Having a background in Engineering with B. Tech. degree from IIT Madras in 1977 and two MS degrees in Engineering from University of Cincinnati USA he has now achieved new heights in the field of STEM and Robotics as the Chairman of Robotix USA and India.

The award received by him reflects on the nature and quality of his work in training young minds to use AI and other latest technology to solve real-world problems. As a Member of the Advisory Board for the Department of Engineering Design and Centre of Innovation at IIT Madras, he aims to make the new generation industry-ready to come up with innovative solutions to transform the world into a better place to live in.

Robotix Learning Solutions Private Limited, a Meritus AI company are the makers of Phiro, Robobricks, Playbits, CSTEM Math kit and STEM Maker kit which are products used in classrooms around the world.

Besides Meritus AI operates 2 online portals to teach Artificial intelligence and Coding viz.

AI School of India (AISI) which is an online self-directed and tutor led platform providing AI & coding to Indian students, teachers and in K12 schools.

AI LAB with a global curriculum offered by AISI is the brainchild of Mr. Ramana Prasad and is aimed at providing students transformational Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Coding learning experiences to students in schools.

AI World School (AIWS) - an online remote learning platform providing transformational AI & coding technology education to school students, teachers and in K12 schools globally.

Shri. Ramana Prasad, Chairman, holds a B. Tech. degree from IIT Madras in 1977 and two MS degrees in Engineering from University of Cincinnati USA from 1977 to 1979. Started his career with Intel in California USA as a New Technology Development Engineer. Shri. Ramana Prasad is on the Governing Council of Centre for Innovation {CFI} IIT Madras, a Mentor of Change Atal Tinkering Lab NITI Aayog Govt of India, a member of the Governing Council of the International Catrobat Foundation, Graz University of Technology, Austria, Executive Committee member PAN IIT and on the board of Department of Engineering Design IIT Madras.

Mr. Ramana Prasad has recently co-authored of a research paper on “AI Snap! blocks for speech input & output, computer vision, word embeddings, neural net creation, training and use “ which has been accepted for presentation at the prestigious 12th Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-22) to be held at Vancouver Canada, between February 26-27, 2022


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