Famous Indian Computer Scientists

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Sudha Murty
(Author)
Sudha Murty
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Birthdate: August 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shiggaon, Haveri, Karnataka, India

Known for her humility and simplicity, Indian philanthropist and author Sudha Murty had humble beginnings as a TELCO engineer. She is married to Infosys co-founder Narayan Murty and heads the Infosys Foundation. The Padma Shri winner has penned over 200 titles, such as Dollar Bahu, in both Kannada and English.

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Pranav Mistry
(Computer Scientist and Inventor, Best Known for His Work on 'SixthSense', 'Samsung Galaxy Gear' and 'Project Beyond')
Pranav Mistry
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Birthdate: May 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palanpur, Gujarat, India

A Computer Scientist and Inventor, Pranav Mistry is best known for developing SixthSense, a gesture-based wearable computer system. Earlier, he had introduced a smartwatch called Samsung Galaxy Gear and a 3D-capturing 360-degree camera called Project Beyond; his other inventions being Mouseless, Quickies, Blinkbot etc.  

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Vijay P. Bhatkar
(Architect of Param Series of Supercomputers)
Vijay P. Bhatkar
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Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akola district, Maharashtra, India

Vijay P. Bhatkar is an Indian educationalist and computer scientist. One of the pioneers of India's IT industry, Bhatkar is renowned for initiating the development of Param supercomputers. Over the course of his career, Bhatkar has been honored with many prestigious awards, such as the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.

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Raj Reddy
(Computer scientist, University teacher)
Raj Reddy
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Birthdate: June 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh

Raj Reddy is an Indian-American computer scientist. One of the pioneers of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Reddy was honored with the prestigious Turing Award in 1994 for his contribution to the field of artificial intelligence. He is the first computer scientist of Asian descent to win the award, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of Computer Science.

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Subhash Kak
(Scientist)
Subhash Kak
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Birthdate: March 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Srinagar

Subhash Kak is an Indian-American historical revisionist and computer scientist whose published works on the philosophy of science, history of science, and ancient astronomy have influenced several Indian scientists. In 2019, he was honored with India's fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.

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Manindra Agrawal
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, University teacher)
Manindra Agrawal
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Birthdate: May 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allahabad

Manindra Agrawal is an Indian computer scientist and mathematician whose creation of the AKS primality test earned him the Fulkerson Prize as well as the Gödel Prize. He also won the first Infosys Prize for Mathematics for his contributions in the field of mathematics. He is currently serving as the deputy director at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.