2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award Won by Dinesh Bharadia [ Current Affairs - Science & Technology ]
The prestigious 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar has been won by the Dinesh Bharadia an Indian-born researcher for his outstanding contribution in the research of send and receives radio (wireless) signals, including mobile telephony and data on the same channel (wave) radio waves.
- He has created history by rebutting a long-held assumption that it is not possible for a radio to transmit and receive on the same frequency band because of the interference with his duplex radio technology.
About Dinesh Bharadia
- He is belongs to Ichalkarnji in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra.
- Currently he is serving as researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
- He has earned his doctorate degree from Stanford University and graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
About Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award
- Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award was recognized in 1974 to give tribute to the Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi the inventor of radio by his daughter Gioia Marconi Braga through an endowment.
- The award has same respect as of the Nobel Prize in science and technology domain.
- Since 1974 it is honored annually to the outstanding performance in the field of ‘creativity in service to humanity’ that inspired Marconi.
- The prize comprises $100, 000 and a work of sculpture.
- Published on: September 19, 2016