Open Category – Bronze Award

Dr Kush Agarwal, 34

Founder & CEO, Wavescan

"An entrepreneur is like an artist, with the immense power of creativity & probably painting his/her vision of a small missing piece for the world."

Kush is an Indian-born Singaporean innovator, who is a technologist by training, a scientist by profession, and an entrepreneur by DNA, which stems from his early childhood involvement in the family pharmaceutical business. To date, Dr. Agarwal has co-founded three Singapore based tech-startups through his inventions – Synapse Technologies (ML & Internet of Robotic Things), SmartClean Technologies (IoT & AI for Predictive Cleaning), and WaveScan Technologies (Microwave & Millimeter-wave sensors & AI for Non-destructive testing & Predictive Maintenance).

Dr. Agarwal is an Executive Committee Member of IEEE Singapore Section & Steering Committee Member of IEEE Entrepreneurship, where he chairs and leads the professional activities of IEEE in Singapore. He is affiliated with AP, MTT, ComSoc, EMBS, IoT, and RFID Societies as a Senior Member of IEEE. Dr. Agarwal has worked with the CGI (Canada), Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, NUS & NTU, and is actively involved in supporting and building the tech-startup ecosystem in Asia-Pacific region.

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