IIT KGP Alumnus wins Oscar Sci-Tech Award 2017


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 18 achievements from 34 individual recipients and five organizations will receive its 2017 Scientific and Technical Awards which will be handed out February 11 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. “This year we are particularly pleased to be able to honor not only a wide range of new technologies but also the pioneering digital cinema cameras that helped facilitate the widespread conversion to electronic image capture for motion picture production,” said Ray Feeney, chair of the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee. “With their outstanding, innovative work, these technologists, engineers and inventors have significantly expanded filmmakers’ creative choices for moving image storytelling" added Feeney.


Dr. Parag Havaldar will be awarded t