A Minor Planet Named After Pranav By MIT Lincoln Labarotaries & IAU as part of the LINEAR program
The Youth Speak Summit is a collaborative initiative of the U.S. Consulate and the Nalandaway Foundation to bring young passionate change-makers together to share their ideas and challenges.
Pranav is a musician, innovator, and entrepreneur. His interests are music, computer science, business, and environmental engineering. He also won the 2nd Grand Award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, as a result, having a minor planet named after him.
Intel ISEF is the worlds largest pre-college science fair. Pranav Shikarpur won the second grand award in the category of environmental sciences for his device FLoBoT
Pranav received the United States Agency for International Development 1st Grand Award for providing access to clean drinking water
Look at the pure joy on their faces! Pranav Shikarpur and Siddharth Viswanath are so excited by their win at #ISEF2018 they sprinted onto stage to accept their awards! We are so proud of you boys :) #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/PLy6BI8m2y— IRIS National Fair (@TeamIndiaISEF) May 30, 2018
Our Solve Ninjas Pranav Shikarpur & Siddharth Viswanath win U.S. Agency for International Development Special Award & Intel ISEF 2nd Grand Award at #IntelISEF2018— Reap Benefit (@ReapBenefit) May 24, 2018
We are super proud! #solveninja #solvesmalldentbig #changemakers #impact pic.twitter.com/Hp7NB9QAYg
Congrats to Siddharth Viswanath, Pranav Shikarpur, & Kaushik Singh on winning @USAID 's Science for Development Award at #IntelISEF2018. Siddharth & Pranav won 1st place for water monitor device "FloBot" & Kaushik won 1st place for mobile app "Plant Doctor," @usaid_india pic.twitter.com/QUIPwsHhYN— US Consulate Chennai (@USAndChennai) July 7, 2018
Congratulations to Siddharth Viswanath and Pranav Shikarpur from India for winning one of USAID's Science for Development Award at #IntelISEF2018 for creating a portable water monitor device.@Society4Science pic.twitter.com/LUQwvyu18O— GlobalDevLab (@GlobalDevLab) June 27, 2018
Pranav Shikarpur and Mohd Suhail CS pose with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Minister at Ministry of Science & Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences, at the 20th Technology Day celebrations held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. pic.twitter.com/yfEv7PzMsc— IRIS National Fair (@TeamIndiaISEF) June 2, 2018
#Karnataka #Bengaluru #Lake #BengaluruLake #InnovativeDevice— The Logical Indian (@LogicalIndians) September 11, 2018
The 17-year-olds have come up with a state of the art monitoring device to save Bengaluru’s lakes plagued by #pollution.https://t.co/TC3EXfaROv
The amazing @snpranav and shriya mapping areas in bangalore which can get flooded during the monsoons. @srinualavilli @ashwinmahesh @Randeep_Dev can you help these young ninjas? @ReapBenefit @gtmprksh pic.twitter.com/1UjduUl9Wz— Kuldeep Dantewadia (@rbkuldeep) May 25, 2019