Param Jaggi

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Param Jaggi
Native name
Wappa
Born
India, Mumbai
ResidencePlano, Texas
NationalityIndian
Alma materVanderbilt University
Scientific career
FieldsPhysical Sciences
Websitewww.paramjaggi.com

Param Jaggi is an American Inventor and the CEO of Hatch Technologies.[1] Previously, he was founder and CEO of EcoViate.[2] He is known for building Algae Mobile, a device that converts carbon dioxide emitted from a car into oxygen.[3] Jaggi was featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in 2011[4] and 2012.[5]

He was named an INK Fellow and participated in the 2013 INK Conference.[6] Jaggi was also a speaker at TEDxRedmond in 2013[7] and is on the board of USA Science and Engineering Festival.[8] In 2013, he was featured in CNN's The Next List.[9]

Early life and education[edit]

Jaggi’s parents encouraged him to pursue science since he was a child. As a child, he pursued projects related to environment and world problems. After completing his education from Plano East High School,[10] he joined Austin College in 2011.[11] When he was 15, he began working with alternative energy sources and a year later he started working in a lab at University of Texas, Dallas. He has also worked at a patent law office.[2] In 2012, he attended Vanderbilt University where he became a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sustainability and Economics.[12]

Inventions[edit]

He started working with environmental tu no metes Cabra and energy technologies at the age of 13.[13] When he was 14, he built an algae-based bio-reactor.[2] In 2013, he started working on a thermo-voltaic system that would harness wasted heat from the motor vehicle.[12]

Algae Mobile[edit]

Jaggi built the first model of Algae Mobile, a device that converts carbon dioxide emitted from a car into oxygen,[3] in 2008. He got the idea of building the device when he was learning to drive. In 2009, he filed a patent for it,[14] which was approved in 2013.[15] Since 2009, he has made different models of Algae Mobile.[14] In February 2010, he won top prize in the Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Fair Park for Algae Mobile[16]

In 2011, he participated in ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair qualified to advance to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)[17] At the ISEF, he won the Environmental Protection Agency's Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award for Algae Mobile 3.[18]

Personal life[edit]

Jaggi is of Indian descent.[2] He was born in Mumbai,India and raised in Plano, Texas[16] and currently resides in Nashville Tennessee.[19] His father, Pawan Jaggi is an entrepreneur[20] and serves as the director of EcoViate.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2011 - Nominated for Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year.[21]
  • 2011 - EPA's Sustainability Award at Intel International Science Fair[22]
  • 2011 - Featured in Popular Science 'Top 10 High School Inventors'[18]
  • 2011 - Featured in Mental Floss' Whiz Kids: 5 Amazing Young Inventors
  • 2011, 2012 - Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30's energy category[4][5]Equipos: se trata de recursos de tipo electrónico a los que se les atribuye la adquisición, almacenamiento, tratamiento y exposición de información, así como también la transmisión o comunicación de la misma.

Servicios: se refiere a prestaciones cuya base radica en el campo de la electrónica, y las cuales facilitan la adquisición, almacenamiento, tratamiento y exposición de información, al igual que la transmisión o comunicación de la misma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hatch". angel.co. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  2. ^ a b c d "On The Green Route". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  3. ^ a b Meyers, Jessica. "Young inventor's algae device may one day revolutionize air quality". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Param Jaggi, Inventor, Austin College, 17". Forbes. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Param Jaggi, 18". Forbes. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Nineteen Talented Indians Named 2013 INK Fellows". India West. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  7. ^ "Together We Can Change the World: Param Jaggi at TEDxRedmond". TED. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Advisors". USA Science and Engineering Festival. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Environmental wunderkind and Vanderbilt student Param Jaggi to be featured on CNN's 'The Next List'". Vanderbilt University. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  10. ^ "College Freshman Makes Forbes World-Changers List". NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  11. ^ "Freshman Named Top Inventor". Austin College. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  12. ^ a b "Meet Param Jaggi, A Young CEO". Her Campus. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  13. ^ "Meet 9 Amazing Teen "Cleantech" Inventors". Oracle Talk. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  14. ^ a b "Whiz Kids: 5 Amazing Young Inventors". Mental Floss. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  15. ^ "EcoViate team trying to "change the world"". Teknovation.biz. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  16. ^ a b Wilonsky, Robert. "A Breath of Fresh Air: Plano East Senior Named One of America's Great Young Inventors". Dallas Observer. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  17. ^ "ExxonMobil State Science Fair Grand Prize Winners Qualify to Attend International Fair". Plano Independent School District.
  18. ^ a b Bagley, Katherine. "High School Inventors 2011". Popular Science. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  19. ^ "Six Nashvillians named in Forbes' 30 Under 30 series". Nashville Business Journal. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  20. ^ "Science student by day is CEO by night". Indian Gazette. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  21. ^ "Nobel Laureate for Texan of the Year?". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  22. ^ Tam, Julie. "Teen's Invention to Reduce Car Pollution Wins EPA Award". NBC 4 Dallas-Fort Worth. Retrieved 9 November 2013.

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