Tag Archives: MIT

Meet Chaitanya Karamchedu, Indian Boy Whose Sea Water Purification Raised Many Eyebrows

What started as just a highschool science experiment has turned Indian American student Chaitanya Karamchedu’s has potential to revolutionize the need to turn salt water into pure drinkable fresh water. The project’s commercially viable fortunes have made many firms queue for it already. Chaitanya from Portland, Oregon in the US, is a senior student at Jesuit High School is aware ...

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Machine Overtakes Man’s Big Data Analysis Intuition with Predictive Power

Big-data analysis crucial for its predictive power but confined to human intuition till now has been overtaken by computer systems that may effectively business analytics, a fast growing field in IT software arena. MIT researchers, Max Kanter and his guide Kalyan Veeramachaneni, have succeeded to take on the human element out of big-data analysis, with their new system that not ...

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Meet Sangeeta Bhatia, $250000 Heinz Prize Winner from MIT

Sangeeta Bhatia, a scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has emerged the winner of this year’s prestigious Heinz Award for developing an artificial human microlivers for drug testing. The Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy, and Employment carries a cahs prize of $250,000 every year for extraordinary research work or contributions to arts and humanities; environment; human condition; ...

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Indian American Subra Suresh quits Obama team; to head Carnegie Mellon University

WASHINGTON, DC: Subra Suresh, 56, has resigned as head of the $7 billion National Science Foundation (NSF), to become the president of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), from July 1st. The Mumbai-born Suresh was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2010 for a six-year term to the NSF, after serving as dean of the School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute ...

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