Indian American-led Startup 'SoftWorthy' has Won NSF Innovation Award



Indian American-led Startup 'SoftWorthy' has Won NSF Innovation Award

SoftWorthy, founded in 2020, creates cutting-edge scientific computing and data analysis tools to resolve complex engineering problems in the industry. A team of Indian engineers trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University leads the company.

FREMONT, CA: SoftWorthy Aug. 5 has announced that the U.S.-based Saurabh Kewlani-led startup was named an honoree of the National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps Teams Award.

Kewlani, a native of New Delhi, is a member of a project that has received the prestigious NSF I-Corps Teams Award.

According to a news release, he is a leader at SoftWorthy, a US startup whose team received the award from NSF in recognition of an innovation that will aid in the design of reliable, next-generation electronic devices.

SoftWorthy, founded in 2020, creates cutting-edge scientific computing and data analysis tools to resolve complex engineering problems in the industry. A team of Indian engineers trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University leads the company.

Kewlani, who is also a key contributor to the project, is currently advising the team on IT system and security issues. He also holds various leadership positions in the IT sector, where he advises government and industry bodies on IT and information security, according to the release.

SoftWorthy's award-winning project focuses on developing cutting-edge computational methods for stochastic modeling, design simulation, and sensitivity analysis' of electronic devices such as printed-circuit-boards, which are critical for the advancement of novel technological applications such as driverless vehicles and energy-efficient smart buildings.

The National Science Foundation established the I-Corps program to promote scientific advancements in the United States and to reduce the time and risk associated with translating promising ideas and technologies from the research lab to the marketplace.