Two India-Born MIT Scientists Win Prestigious US Awards

Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been conferred with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions.

Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, an imaging scientist and inventor at MIT, has been awarded the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2016, it was announced at Cambridge, in Massachusetts. Dinesh Bharadia, the researcher at MIT, won the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award of the US-based Marconi Society. Raskar, 46, is the co-inventor of radical imaging solutions including femto-photography an ultra-fast imaging system that can see around corners low-cost eye-care solutions for the developing world, and a camera that allows users to read pages of a book without opening the cover.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the scientists, who have been conferred with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions?

Source – The Hindu

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