|Alma mater||MIT, IIT Kanpur|
|Known for||Foldscope, Paperfuge|
|Awards||MacArthur Fellows Program (2016)|
Manu Prakash is an Indian born scientist who is a Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University. Manu was born in Meerut, India. He earned a BTech in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and a PhD in applied physics from MIT . He is best known for his Foldscope and Paperfuge. Prakash received the MacArthur Fellowship in September 2016. He and his team are also working on a water droplet based computer in Stanford University. His work focuses on frugal innovation that makes medicine, computing and microscopy accessible to more people across the world. 
- Stanford University. "Manu Prakash". Retrieved 2018-04-04.
- "A Microscope to Save the World". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
- "The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care". Wired. Retrieved 2017-01-10.
- MacArthur Foundation. "Manu Prakash". Retrieved 2016-09-26.
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