Indian-American scientist Rajiv V. Joshi is known to have won the award of the year as the inventor of the New York Intellectual Property Law Committees for his pioneering work in advancing the electronic industry and developing artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
At a virtual awards ceremony earlier this month, Joshi, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, was awarded the 2020 award in recognition of his contribution to innovation and / or contribution to society as a whole, American said in a Friday market report.
Who is Rajiv V Joshi?
Rajiv Joshi Research staff member at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Joshi holds 235 U.S. patents.
His work focuses on the development of integrated circuits and memory chips.
He is an associate of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and received the Industrial Pioneer Award from the IEEE Circuit and Systems Society in 2013 and the IEEE Daniel E Nobel Prize in 201.
Joshi’s B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay. He came to the United States in 1977 to pursue a master’s degree at MIT and a doctorate at Columbia University.
According to Joshi’s biography, his novel is widely used for interconnected processes and various technologies in aluminum, tungsten and copper technology structures at IBM.
Joshi has worked extensively on the novel’s memory designs and has commercialized these techniques. He has received three Outstanding Technological Achievements (OTA) and three top corporate patent portfolio awards for his license contribution.
A distinguished visiting professor at IIT Roorkee, he was inducted into the New Jersey Inventor Hall of Fame in August 2014 along with pioneer Nikola Tesla.
(With IANS input)