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March 22, 2016

Grad student Damini Agarwal awarded Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Damini AgarwalDamini Agarwal has been selected as a recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Agarwal will receive a $10,000 scholarship and is invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat on June 2016 at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA.  Her professor, Nitish Thakor, commented, “Damini was a top student in my Medical Instrumentation class. She took initiative to develop the “BlinkIT” technology — a communication device for quadriplegics as a class project. She has taken it forward in many innovative ways, and now has been rewarded for this creative work by Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.”

The Department congratulates Damini and wishes her continued success with her project.