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Outstanding Indian Americans Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Giovanni Albanese Jr.

December 20, 2017

IndiaWest - A plethora of outstanding Indian Americans and South Asian Americans were named among the 2017 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

Included in the Fellows list are Vijayakumar Bhagavatula of Carnegie Mellon University, Susmita Bose of Washington State University, Prabir K. Dutta of the Ohio State University, Suresh V. Garimella of Purdue University, Subramanian S. Iyer of UCLA, Rakesh K. Jain of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Aravinda Kar of the University of Central Florida, Kishor C. Mehta of Texas Tech University, Bhubaneswar Mishra of New York University, Mariappan P. Paranthaman of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, Nirmala Ramanujam of Duke University, Subhash L. Shinde of the University of Notre Dame, and Krishna P. Singh of the University of Pennsylvania.

"Congratulations to the exceptional academic inventors who comprise the 2017 class of NAI Fellows," said Shirley Malcom, head of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, who also served as a member of the selection committee, in a statement. "The NAI Fellows Program plays a vital role in bringing to the forefront the essential scientific and economic contributions of our nation's inventors."

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