Jitendra Kumar Jain was born in Rajasthan, India, in 1987. He received an Engineering degree in Electronics & Communication from the University of Rajasthan, India, in 2008. He studied Master's degree in Signal Processing and Control from the National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, India, in 2012. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India, from January 2018. Then, he joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China to work as a Postdoctoral researcher from 2019-2021. He has also worked as a member of faculty at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota, India. His research interests include stability analysis and robust control design of nonlinear systems.

Jitendra has joined COER as a postdoctoral researcher to work on numerical optimisation-based control strategies for linear and nonlinear models of Wave Energy Converter (WEC) arrays.