P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Arpit Malaviya, 2004

ProDIGIQ, Founder and CEO

Arpit Malaviya is an immigrant from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University

ARPIT MALAVIYA is the Founder of ProDIGIQ in California.

Now a naturalized US citizen, Arpit was born in Kanpur, India and immigrated to the United States when he was 22 years old.

Arpit holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with highest honors and was ranked first in a class of 64 students majoring in electrical engineering.

Arpit has won the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley Chancellor's Fellowship, California Institute of Technology/JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Undergraduate Scholar Award, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and the University of California Regents Scholarship. He was also awarded the Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship by California Institute of Technology in 2002 and his research on solid-acid fuel cells was the feature article in California Engineer.

Arpuit serves on the Advisory Board for the Technology Management Program at University of California Santa Barbara. He has worked for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines for two years and has been involved with two high tech start-ups. Arpit formerly worked with the Boston Consulting Group in the Dallas office. Now he is scaling up operations at his start-up company, ProDIGIQ based in Calabasas, CA.

Arpit and his wife, Anita, have a son named Arjun.

  • MS Electrical Engineering | Stanford University 2006
  • BS Electrical Engineering | University of California, Santa Barbara 2004
Work History
  • Founder and CEO, ProDIGIQ
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