Karan Jerath

Student
The University of Texas at Austin

Jerath received the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 award for energy for his “innovative subsea wellhead containment device that could capture oil and gas escaping from a blowout well, separate it into liquids and gases and store it on a surface vessel.” This device also won him the Young Scientist award at the International Science and Engineering Fair in 2015. In 2016, Jerath was also named a United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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