Prashanth Pillai

Staff Data Scientist @ General Electric

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

C R SQL Python
Mechanical Engineer with >10 years of core experience in applying advanced methods in Machine Learning, Probabilistics & Solid mechanics to provide industrial solutions for Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation and Locomotive industries.

Core skillset :
-> Programming skills in C, R, Matlab, Python, VB, SQL
-> Machine learning in Spark MLlib, scikit-learn, caret, CORElearn
-> Deep learning in Tensorflow, Keras, h2o
-> Statistical modelling in JMP, Minitab, Reliasoft-Weibull++
-> Six Sigma Quality


Staff Data Scientist at GE Power

Mar 2017 - Present

- Deep learning methods - Machine learning for machinery diagnostics & prognostics - Anomaly detection methods - Scaling machine learning models to big data

Lead research scientist at GE Global Research

Aug 2011 - Mar 2017

Development of prognostic models for GE product portfolio (Power, Transportation, Aviation, Healthcare businesses) combining statistics, machine learning methods and physics of failure modelling. - Machine learning/Deep learning - Time series analysis - Anomaly detection - Population health analytics, EHR data mining, Patient cohort identification, Association rule mining - Reliability models - Probabilistics, Uncertainty quantification


Master of Science (by Research), Artificial neural networks for structural parameter identification at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

May 2005 - May 2007

B-Tech, Mechanical engg at Cochin University of Science and Technology

May 2000 - May 2004

Push pixels...
Shovel coal into server...
Create mockups...
Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
Disrupt an industry...
Achieve profitability...
Become a unicorn...
Become Batman...