Param Jaggi

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Param Jaggi
Native name
India, Mumbai
ResidencePlano, Texas
Alma materVanderbilt University
Scientific career
FieldsPhysical Sciences

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]


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.


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  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"". 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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