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Born in 1971, Iranian American physicist and entrepreneur Shahriar Afshar has won a number of awards for his groundbreaking inventions. Afshar is known for his 2004 Afshar experiment, which he conducted at Harvard University. The optical experiment investigates and, according to Afshar, contradicts the quantum mechanical principle of complementarity. Afshar served as an associate at Harvard between 2003 and 2004 and was a visiting scientist at Canada s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in 2006. He is a visiting research professor of physics at New Jersey s Rowan University as well as the president, CTO and CEO of consumer electronics startup Immerz. One of his notable inventions is the award winning 4D Soundkix mini speaker. In 1989 Afshar won a prestigious Iranian Khwarizmi International Award.