People


  • Maryam Optimizes in Electronics and in Life

    An electrical engineer from Iran works at IIT Bombay today and tells us about her journey.

    June 13th 2016

  • Relooking The Nation With Anu Sabhlok

    WHO? Anu Sabhlok, 43 years old WHERE? IISER, Mohali WHAT? Social Scientist Reported by Aashima Dogra At a hacker conference in the shadows of the snowy mountains, in Dharamshala, I met those who not only hack computers but also their own lives. One of them is Anu Sabhlok. Anu followed her son Umang to this conference; […]

    June 6th 2016

  • Vidita Vaidya Gets Into Your Head

    WHO? Vidita Vaidya WHAT? Neuroscientist WHERE? Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj “So Vidita, what is it about a life in science that excites you the most?” “You know that transient moment when you find something that, in that moment, you’re the only one in the world who knows? This feeling […]

    May 30th 2016

  • Hemlata Helps Women Help Themselves

    WHO? Hemlata Manglani WHAT? Economist WHERE? Central University of Rajasthan, Bandar Sindri Reported by Aashima Dogra Cells, electrons or chemical bonds are not on her mind. Hemlata Manglani is a different kind of scientist – she observes the deposits in bank accounts of women in India. Her research question is simple. Despite many government schemes, why […]

    May 23rd 2016

  • Radhika Moves with Cancer Cells

    Radhika calls her path to cancer biology unconventional and rather twisted. Find out about this cancer biologist’s journey.

    May 16th 2016

  • Aardra and Gayathri Give Back to the Homeland

    Two biotech entrepreneurs recount their transition from mildly disillusioned college students to founding a company

    May 9th 2016

  • BRAIN GAIN WITH RAMADEVI

      WHO? RAMADEVI NIMMANAPALLI WHAT? VETERINARIAN AND BIOCHEMIST WHERE? BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY Reported by Aashima Dogra Sometimes, you have to go around the world to find your purpose waiting for you back home. Such is the story of Ramadevi, the second of only two female Deans at Banaras Hindu University.   Click here to read […]

    May 3rd 2016

  • Kriti Keeps Our Satellites in Check

    A computer scientist shares her excitement of working at ISRO and contribute to the nation

    April 25th 2016

  • Monica Explores Life in the Almost Lifeless

    WHO? Dr. Monica Bhatnagar WHAT? Microbiologist WHERE? MDS University, Ajmer, Rajasthan Reported by Aashima Dogra On a rented bike, I made my way to Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University in Ajmer. The afternoon sun chased me down as I continued on the lonely road through the empty desert spotted only with thorny bushes. Soon after, I […]

    April 18th 2016

  • Kavita, Doing Science Like a Boss

    A chat with environment biotechnologist who invented biosensors for water pollutants in Varanasi and is the only woman director at Benaras Hindu University.

    April 4th 2016