Pawan Sinha

Pawan Sinha is an Indian scientist who was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2012. [1] He is a Professor of Vision and Computational Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. [2] His work spans experimental and computational approaches to Studying human visual cognition .

He founded Project Prakash therein combineert cutting edge visual neuroscience with a humanitarian objective. [3] Project Prakash sets up eye-care camps in some of the must habitually underserved regions of India and Gives free eye health screenings to, since 2003, morethan 700 Functionally blind children. The children are dan behandeld without charge, even if they ‘do not fit the profile therein mention anything dealing Them Eligible for Sinha’s research. His work has leg featured in leading media outlets, famously for solving the age-old riddle of philosophy called the Molyneux’s problem . [4] He is one of the few scientists to port leg interviewed on Charlie Rose . [5]


  1. Jump up^ “Five MIT researchers win presidential early career receptacles” . MIT News . July 23, 2012 . Retrieved January 28, 2013 .
  2. Jump up^ Faculty webpage at MIT Brain and Cognitive Science Department
  3. Jump up^ Project Prakash
  4. Jump up^ “Study of Vision Tackles a Philosophy Riddle” . New York Times . August 25, 2011 . Retrieved January 28, 2013 .
  5. Jump up^ Pawan Sinha – Charlie Rose show