Anadish Kumar Pal
|Known for||Inventions, Saving trees in Delhi|
|Fields||Technology, poetry, Environment|
Anadish Kumar Pal (born 1963) is an Indian inventor, poet, and environmentalist. He is of Bengali origin. Anadish Pal has obtained ten United States patents, a significant patent issued in 2009 for an electromagnetically controlled, fuel-efficient internal combustion engine is titled, "Relaying piston multiuse valve-less electromagnetically controlled energy conversion devices". He was granted two more patents in 2009 for a unique gas-operated reloading gun which is titled in the patent grant as "Magnetic gyro-projectile device with electronic combustion, turbogeneration and gyro stabilization" and for a railgun. In 2007, the Office of Naval Research of the United States Navy showed interest in his railgun technology. He was issued another significant patent in 2007 for a 3D computer mouse. He has a patent for a high torque electric motor also. His last patent, obtained in 2013, is for gravity modulation and its reception where he has claimed to have demonstrated a gravitational wave based communication link. He started as a self-taught electronics designer who used to do freelance projects for companies such as Maruti Udyog, Honda, the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped, Dehradun, and Duracell (now a part of Global Gillette). Afterwards, he turned his attention to inventions. His concept for a personal mobility vehicle (PMV) for the common man, a diwheel vehicle, did not go beyond prototype development stage as Pal failed to get companies interested.
Pal is not a qualified designer or engineer. After dropping out of college in 1982, he took to prototyping in electronics, which was his hobby when he was in Gorakhpur living with his late mother (she died in 1982). He designed a DXing radio receiver when he was 14, which never worked; however, he designed his own circuit and made all the PCBs himself. He did freelance projects for Maruti and Honda Power. In 2000, Honda Power product's engineering department in Uttarakhand had designed a charging genset with a technical flaw. So, the Indian Army didn't give the genset clearance. Pal designed an SMPS based voltage regulator for the genset, after which it was accepted by the army.
Pal also takes positions as an environmentalist on the issues of saving trees in Delhi and in that regard seems to have come under various threats from an anti-tree lobby.
- U.S. Patent 6,717,300 for an "Arrangement for using induction motor as a sensor to sense its own rotation when electrical power is not being supplied to it"
- U.S. Patent 7,017,696 for an "Electric motor vehicle with passenger opening through ring motor"
- U.S. Patent 7,170,047 for an "Optoelectronic encoder with three-dimensional scales"
- U.S. Patent 7,284,628 for a "Multipurpose motor vehicle with two coaxial parallel wheels and more electromagnetic holonomic wheels in tandem"
- U.S. Patent 7,474,020 for a "Relaying piston multiuse valve-less electromagnetically controlled energy conversion devices"
- U.S. Patent 7,541,563 for a "Magnetic gyro-projectile device with electronic combustion, turbogeneration and gyro stabilization"
- U.S. Patent 7,637,462 for a "Surface flow diverting and static charging ducted pores on wing or blade tip to reduce wake and BVI noise"
- U.S. Patent 7,830,059 for a "Stacked rail stator and capacitive armature linear motor "
- U.S. Patent 7,863,785 for a "High power-density static-field ac conduction motor"
- U.S. Patent 8,521,029 for a "Gravity modulator and gravity-modulation reception "
- Mukherjee, Subrata; Anirban Das Mahapatra (24 July 2006). "Peddling a two-wheeled dream". The Telegraph. Retrieved 15 April 2009.
- "Bad Dreams Good Dreams". Retrieved 15 April 2009 – via Internet Archive.
- Chopra, Deeksha (2 May 2008). "Bid to kill Pitampura peepul, no one is owning up". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 April 2009.
- "Green crusader alleges frame up fears for his life". The Times of India. 31 July 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
- Sharma, Manoj (15 September 2013). "US patent for Delhi scientist's work on gravitation". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
- "Genius inventor waiting for his big break". Gulf News. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
- Gravitational Modulation Facebook page
- Anadish Pal
- EV World article, written by Anadish Pal
- Description of his PMV, written by Anadish Pal
- Indyvation article, Indian Automotive Inventor Anadish Pal's Patents
- A letter in The Telegraph by Santanu Ganguly, Malda
- An article in The Indian Star by the editor
- A Delhigreens article by Govind Singh
- A news report in The Hindu
- A story in Hindustan Times by Manoj Sharma
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