Who among the following Indian-American associate professor won the 2015 MacArthur Genius grant?

Who among the following Indian-American associate professor won the 2015 MacArthur Genius grant?
[A]Kartik Chandran
[B]Navin Bandopadhyay
[C]Kiran Chandrashekar
[D]Maruthi Malpade

Kartik Chandran
Kartik Chandran, an Indian-American associate professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia Engineering, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow with a “genius grant” of $625,000. Chandran, an IIT Roorkee graduate, has won the fellowship for his work in “transforming wastewater from a pollutant requiring disposal to a resource for useful products, such as commodity chemicals, energy sources, and fertilisers.”He joins a distinguished group of 24 talented people who have all demonstrated exceptional originality and dedication to their creative pursuits, as well as a marked capacity for self-direction.

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