Shubhojit Mallick won the ‘Dalmia Bharat Smart City Contest’ which was conducted in collaboration with Ashoka University and NASA Research Park based Singularity University.The contest was conducted over two months and received several entries from across India and Asia. The contest enabled Indian students to participate in the annual Global Impact Competition (GIC) of Singularity University that is conducted across various countries. The winner received a fellowship worth USD 30,000 and will also attend the Graduate Studies Program (GSP) at Singularity University, US.
Mallick won the contest for his innovative project in Bangalore that captures pollutants from automobiles using Nanocylinders to reduce pollution. The six member judging panel comprised of Puneet Dalmia, MD, Dalmia Bharat, Emeline Paat Dahlstrom, Chief Impact Officer, Singularity University, Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC TV18, Vineet Gupta, Founder, Ashoka University and Jamboree India, Dr. Harish Choudhary, Associate Professor, IIT Delhi and Piyush Tiwari, Rolex Awardee, Echoing Green Fellow, Founder, Safe Life Foundation.
Singularity University has been conducting the GIC for two years across markets with a different focus and theme for every geography. In India, the contest was launched on January 2, 2015, opening a platform for Indian students to develop innovative ideas that are focused on helping further India’s dream of building 100 smart cities in the next 3-5 years. The winner will also represent India amongst other students from all over the world at Singularity University.
Published Date: 19 March 2015
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