IIT-Kharagpur alumnus garners prestigious 'Technical Oscar'

IIT-Kharagpur alumnus garners prestigious Updated on : 10-01-2017 06:52 AM
An IIT-Kharagpur alumnus has won the prestigious Technical Achievement Award (the Scientific & Technical Awards prize), popularly called the 'Technical Oscar', awarded by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences.


Parag Havaldar, who graduated from IIT-Kharagpur in 1991 with a degree in computer science and engineering, has been awarded for "the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Image works".

He will be awarded a certificate from the Academy at Beverly Hills on February 11.

A software supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks, Havaldar leads the team in the area of performance capture.

The technology developed by him and his team has been used to create stylised and realistic character animations.

Havaldar's popular works include Watchmen, Green Lantern, The Amazing Spider-Man and Beowulf.

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IIT-Kharagpur alumnus garners prestigious

IIT-Kharagpur alumnus garners prestigious 'Te...

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