Indrani developed text-free user interfaces to guide illiterate and semi-literate users through otherwise complex tasks on PCs and mobile phones, such as electronic banking.
Bangalore-based Indrani Medhi, 32, is an associate researcher with Microsoft Research India. Indrani studied at IIT, Bombay; Illinois Institute of Technology; and Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology. She is also a board member at Digital Green.
[caption id="attachment_773778"] Rikin Gandhi, 29, is the founder and CEO of Digital Green. Born and brought up in the US, Gandhi has master's in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor's in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. [/caption]
Rikin's efforts at Digital Green to educate farmers through locally produced videos, starring local farmers themselves, has got him featured as one of Technology Review's Young Innovators Under 35. Digital Green has produced 477 such videos and they have been screened 4484 times.
Ranveer Chandra, 34, is a researcher with Microsoft Research. He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur and a PhD from Cornell University.
Ranveer devised a method to deliver high-speed wireless Internet connections over longer distances, known as Networking Over White Spaces.
The 2010 list of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) prestigious Technology Review Young Innovators Under 35 list includes three Indians.