Florida to Host India's Leading Technological Scientist
The event, presented by Indus Forum, will feature Dr. Sundar Manoharan who will describe the current and future landscape of technology.
May 16, 2013
Northwood University Florida is pleased to host Dr. Sundar Manoharan as he describes the current and future landscape of technology in a seminar titled "The Future of Indian Technology." The event is presented by Indus Forum and will be held Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at Northwood's Turner Education Center with the networking session beginning at 5:45pm and the presentation at 6:30pm. Those interested in attending the free event should RSVP by calling 818-57-IndUS (46387) or visiting: http://indusforum.org/rsvp-for-june-4th-northwood-university/
While addressing the impact of changing technology in the world, Dr. Manoharan will explore how existing technologies have changed the face of India and how future technologies will transform it even further.
Born and educated in India, Dr. Manoharan is one of India's top scientists having made significant contributions in his field both in India and in the global scientific community. Dr. Manoharan currently serves as the Director of the UGC National Center for NanoScience and Nanotechnology at the University of Mumbai and is responsible for setting up a state of the art facility that will enable a revolution in Nano-sciences and Nano-technology in India, to serve as a leading research center in the field.
The event, held in conjunction with a prior event at Max Planck located in Jupiter, Florida, is designed to bring together the citizens of the United States and India.
Regularly speaking to audiences at major universities such as Harvard, MIT, and George Washington University, Dr. Manoharan has served as Professor at one of India's premier institutions, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kanpur for fifteen-years while also serving as visiting faculty at institutions including Nano Science Center (Singapore), the University of Maryland, The Institute for Solid State Research (Germany), Imperial College (London), Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (California), and the Max Planck Institut fur Mikrostrkturphysik (Germany).
Dr. Manoharan has won multiple awards including the Innovation Gold Medal (Department of Science and Technology, India – Lockheed Martin Innovation), Global Indus Tecno-Innovators Award (MIT, Boston) and the Invention Award (Intellectual Venture, USA). He holds multiple patents and is widely published in the fields of magnetoelectronics, organic light emitting diodes and biomedical devices