Dr. Sreejit Chakrabarty is the Director for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at GEMS Dubai American Academy, the flagship academy of GEMS Education, one of the world’s largest independent K – 12 education providers. He is also the director of the Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence, a world’s first. He is from Mumbai, India. Before joining GEMS, Sreejit worked as an external consultant supporting schools in implementing Robotics and STEM-based solutions; including curriculum development, research, training, and Professional Development. He has also worked extensively with the Ministry of Education in UAE, Oman, Qatar, and India in developing strategies for incorporating STEM and Robotics in their respective curriculums, and has trained ministry teachers across the region. Sreejit holds a PhD in Artificial intelligence, an MBA in systems and Bachelor of Electronics Engineering, and several professional recognitions from Harvard, IIT (Mumbai), and Carnegie Mellon University in Robotics and Maker-Centered Learning. His passion for researching emerging technologies and finding ways of extracting educational benefits from them is what gets him excited. Sreejit is also working closely with TMRW (the R&D edtech wing of the company) and is the Network Leader across GEMS for Robotics, STEAM, and AI.
Sreejit has received multiple honors and recognition for his work in Innovation. CIO of the year, Innovative Education Leader of the year, Titan of the year.