2012 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation

Portrait of Ashok Gadgil
May 2, 2012
Ashok Gadgil

The Lemelson-MIT Program awarded Ashok Gadgil the 2012 $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation in recognition of his steady pursuit to blend research, invention, and humanitarianism for broad social impact. Gadgil is the Director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.