Ashok Jhunjhunwala Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Ashok Jhunjhunwala

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BIRTHDAY 22 June, 1953
BIRTH PLACE Kolkata , West Bengal
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 64 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Cancer
Last Updated on : June 23, 2017

More Professions : Founder

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

64 years, 4 months, 30 days old age Ashok Jhunjhunwala will turn 65 on 22 June, 2018. Only 7 months, 8 hours, 13 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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About   Edit

Ashok Jhunjhunwala was born on 22-06-1953 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Professor & Founder.

Career

Ashok Jhunjhunwala worked as a Professor in the Department of ECE, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras now Chennai, India. After he completed his graduation in technology from IITK, he pursued Ph.D. and MS from the University of Maine.
 
He invented the idea and assembled the main Knowledge Park for research known as IIT Madras Research Park. This research park is a home to more than 100 R&D organizations in its 1.2 million square feet campus.
 
He had been honoured as Dronacharya by TIE for his commitments. He had supported more than 100 organizations dealing in educational research. He is heading the IITM cell for incubation and rural technology known as RTBI. He had worked intimately with industry in the advancement of various items for Indian telecom, managing an account and power ventures.
 
One of the key concepts developed by him since last two decades was of great importance. These inventions had changed the telecom industry thoroughly. As an engineer of the principal Wireless in Local Loop item in India, he perceives that without sufficient wire-line framework. He is currently working on the concept of bringing advanced 4G and 5G in the rural and sub-urban area so that India can match to the countries like the United States.

Awards Receipt

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Padma Shri Civilian Award 2002 Science and Engineering

He was awarded a Padma Shree in the year 2002.Because of his incredible contribution to the telecom industry; he had been a fellow of IEEE, INSA, NAS, IAS, INAE, and WWRF. He was also honored with the Honorary Doctorate by the University of Maine as well as from the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden.





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