NEW YORK | BANGALORE, India – Feb 16, 2023: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading technology services and consulting company, has won the Shell.ai hackathon powered by Microsoft and Udacity for Sustainable and Affordable Energy.
The annual Shell.ai hackathon brings together brilliant minds passionate about digital solutions and AI to tackle real energy challenges and help build a lower-carbon world. The 2022 competition invited participants to solve an “EV Charging Network Challenge” by using AI to optimize a charging network that could accommodate demographic changes and meet evolving EV customer demand.
Pratyaya Bhattacharyya, a Lead Data Scientist from Wipro, won the global hackathon for his location optimization solution for EV charging stations. Using quadratic functions, he got forecasts for each location and formulated a linear programming problem statement to get optimized values.
Mukund Kalmanker, Vice President and Global Practice Head, AI Solutions, Wipro Limited said, “We at Wipro believe in creating a sustainable, humane, and resilient future for all. To that end, we leverage cutting-edge technologies like AI, along with cloud and data, to create solutions for optimum consumption. Wipro’s AI Solutions provides avenues for our professionals’ growth and development while encouraging them to build innovative solutions that maximize our clients’ business value. This prestigious win underscores the exceptional talent we nurture at Wipro and reinforces our leadership in the AI services market.”
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading technology services and consulting company focused on building innovative solutions that address clients’ most complex digital transformation needs. Leveraging our holistic portfolio of capabilities in consulting, design, engineering, and operations, we help clients realize their boldest ambitions and build future-ready, sustainable businesses. With over 250,000 employees and business partners across 66 countries, we deliver on the promise of helping our customers, colleagues, and communities thrive in an ever-changing world. For additional information, visit us at www.wipro.com.
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