Meet The Team
I earned my Ph. D in Physics from the University of Chicago. Through my experiences with students in the classroom as Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, to my travels to villages of India, I've seen the revolutionary impact of smartphone technology. A University student, a vegetable seller and a rickshaw driver all have at least one thing in common: their smartphone is always at hand.
I recognized that this revolutionary technology could create products to teach new life-enriching skills to those who may not have the time or resources to attend schools or to hire private tutors.
Along with my colleague, Dr. John Hinckley, I developed a new course at the University of Michigan called “Imagine, Innovate, Act.” During this course students from diverse departments collaborated to create mobile apps to deliver engaging content related to health, the arts, and healthy living.
Practically a indispensable part of our being now, the smartphone, we thought, could serve as a “mentor” to teach, guide and test anyone at anytime, anywhere. We formed Gurmentor to bring life-enriching content to anyone.
The boundaries of mobile learning is practically limitless. Gurmentor's new platform
creates products for mobile technologies to help enrich people’s lives.
Gurmentor's products are designed to help individuals master tools and techniques that compliment the work of an encouraging teacher, a wise Guru, or an inspirational mentor.
Share your skills with others through Gurmentor's unique software tools for your mobile app ideas.
I earned my Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Singh was my thesis advisor. Shortly after graduating, I started a software engineering firm, which operates to this day. In addition to maintaining a working relationship with Jasprit, my career has been heavily focused on developing advanced software in the areas of computer vision, artificial intelligence and robotics.
Jasprit and I explore the potential of using the smartphone to intelligently deliver information and training to people. The smartphone in people’s pockets is a networked, context-aware computer. The convenience of having this computing power always at hand opens up numerous opportunities to provide training in entirely new ways that would maximize retention.
By reducing the need to be at a specific location in order to receive lessons or guidance, mobile apps greatly increase people’s engagement and accelerate their rate of assimilation of the material.
We founded Gurmentor, Inc. in 2013, to build a suite of instructional mobile applications to serve the health and fitness market.
Today, we are creating products to serve a broad range of educational and intellectual pursuits.
Together, with our technically and artistically talented team at Gurmentor, we are designing and developing innovative mobile platform software products that capitalize on the powerful computer already in people’s pockets, to deliver training and guidance in a highly personally customizable and adaptive format.
My varied professional background includes the fields of Mental Health, Yoga Instruction, Filmmaking and Graphic Arts. I love working on projects that showcase people's strengths and inspire good works as well as being fun. My philosophy is to put all of my positive efforts into whatever I choose to do. It’s a pleasure being able to work with my husband, Jasprit, on his lofty ideas of uplifting humanity. Whether our investigations take us to language schools in Madrid, Torino or Shanghai or to the classrooms of Santa Barbara, or to Skype sessions with Punjabi tutors or to lead students to the Golden Temple in Amritsar or to bring curious yogis to the the gardens of Munnar or the highest Temple in the Himalayas, I am enjoying the ride! I believe that the work that Gurmentor is doing will have far-reaching applications which we’re only beginning to explore.
I hope that you, too, will enjoy the journey that Gurmentor brings.