DA-IICT Prof ‘enables’ quadriplegic IIM-A Grad

“Imagine spending 13 long years unable to move a finger, dependent on your family for all your daily needs. That was the life of 1993 batch alumnus of Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIMA) Suresh Karat. But, not anymore. Suresh is now enjoying a new sense of liberation.”

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Social innovations the mantra of Science says Professor Prabhat Ranjan

The best thing about Science and Science researchers is to use their knowledge for the good of the society. Prof. Prabhat Ranjan has been working at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar since 10 years. Currently, he is working to apply Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks to Planetary Exploration (Moon Mission), Wildlife Tracking, Nuclear Fusion, Healthcare and Agriculture. An IIT Kharagpur grad and a Phd from California, he talks to Gyancentral’s Mansi Sheth about innovation and building devices for the disabled and others.
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