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Shwetak Patel wins India Abroad “Face Of The Future Award”

Since its inception in 2002, the awards presented by India Abroad – the oldest and most widely-circulated Indian-American weekly newspaper – have become the most coveted community honor in the country, celebrating achievements across a wide spectrum.

This year’s winner in the “Face Of The Future” category is UW CSE and EE professor Shwetak Patel, “For being a technological genius; for developing innovative sensor systems for improving daily life; and for being a brilliant, young visionary.”

Read a terrific article on Shwetak, his life, and his accomplishments here.  Video of Shwetak’s acceptance speech here.

Congratulations Shwetak!

July 4, 2012