Pragya Kosta is a researcher in the area of bio-electromagnetics and neurotechnology. She obtained a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Utah in 2020 under the guidance of Dr. Gianluca Lazzi. After that, she has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Technology and Medical Systems Innovation (ITEMS), University of Southern California. During her Ph.D. and postdoc, she has collaborated with pioneering neurotechnology companies like Alfred Mann Foundation (now known as huMannity Medtec) and Second Sight Medical Products (now known as Cortigent). She has published several papers at well-known venues such as Scientific Reports, Journal of Neural Engineering, IEEE TNSRE, IEEE J-ERM, IEEE TAP, and IEEE EMBC. She was an assistant professor at MPGI Kanpur and CMRIT Bangalore from 2012 to 2015. She completed her M.Tech. (ECE) from IIT Roorkee in 2012 and her B.Tech. (ECE) from IIIT Jabalpur in 2010. She received multiple academic awards during her undergraduate, including the JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) Programme fellowship.
She is passionate about developing innovative medical technologies for improving quality of life.