B. Jayant Baliga wins Russia's top technology award

Q.  Name the Indian American scientist who was awarded Russia’s top technology award during June 2015 in honour of his work in the area of energy efficiency?
- Published on 20 Jun 15

a. Dr. Amitabha Ghosh
b. Krishan Sabnani
c. Narinder Singh Kapany
d. B Jayant Baliga

ANSWER: B Jayant Baliga
 
He was recognized as the inventor of the insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT), which he developed while working at the General Electrical research & development center in New York in 1983.

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