Alishba is a 17-year-old machine learning, robotics and blockchain developer who has a strong passion to leverage technology to solve hard and important problems in the world.
At 15, she co-founded Honestblocks, a blockchain platform to track medication and put an end to counterfeit medication in supply chain systems for 2 million people in rural India. This platform was integrated into IBM Blockchain.
She has worked with various companies such as TD Bank, Pngme, and Vestergaard on developing integral products. At TD Bank, she developed a new product to securely allow 2M+ clients to store their personal and financial data.
She's working with San Jose State University and Hanson Robotics, to develop a novel material, design and algorithm to decrease the costs of prosthetics from $10k to $700 and make them easier to use.
Alishba's work is also being applied to robots such as Sophia the Robot and at Kindred.ai to improve manipulation techniques and has been published in various AI workshops such as NeurIPS, AAAS and AAAI.