August 2020 \ Diaspora News \ FOCUS—USA AND OMAN
Inventor of the Year award

Indian-American scientist Rajiv V. Joshi ...

Indian-American scientist Rajiv V. Joshi has won the New York Intellectual Property Law Associations Inventor of the Year Award for his pioneering work in advancing the electronic industry and improving Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, it was reported.

An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay alumnus, Joshi was presented the 2020 award “in recognition of the contribution that the invention has and/or will make towards society as a whole” earlier this month during a virtual awards ceremony, said an American Bazaar report. A research staff member at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Joshi holds 235 US patents. His work focuses on the development of integrated circuits and memory chips. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and received the Industrial Pioneer Award from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 2013 and the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award in 2018.