Shitij Kumar received his B.Tech in Information and Communication Technology from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, India in 2010. He completed his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in 2014 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Engineering at RIT. His current research involves human-robot interaction with collaborative industrial robot. His research interests are in BioRobotics/Cybernetics, Image/Video Processing, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Human Computer Interaction, Assistive Technologies, Robotics and Embedded Hardware Design.