• Poonam Powers Through Solid Mechanics

    A mechanical engineer doing research in IIT Guwahati talks piezoelectricity and busts some myths about mechanical engineering

    January 11th 2018

  • Indu Has Some Concrete Ideas

    A civil engineer at IIT Guwahati talks about her research on lightweight concrete

    November 15th 2017

  • Technology for All? There’s a Manual for That.

    Interview with technologist Chinmayi who created a manual for building inclusive technology platforms

    November 7th 2017

  • Taking a Walk in Kavita’s Shoes

    A cognitive scientist & game designer at International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad

    March 20th 2017

  • Vanita Doesn’t Waste Waste

    An environment biotechnologist and entrepreneur in Baroda

    January 9th 2017

  • Lipi’s Tools for a Better Biology

    A computational structural biologist at Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology in Delhi

    December 12th 2016

  • Ramadevi’s Super Cool Space Gadgets

    A retired space electronics engineer at Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Trivandrum

    October 3rd 2016

  • Prajakta and Her Lab on A Chip

      WHO? Prajakta Dandekar WHAT? Pharmaceutical biotechnologist WHERE? Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj I had a bad case of the cramps yesterday. As I usually do when this happens, I reached out for my strip of painkiller tablets and popped one. Within a couple of hours, I was fine again. Now […]

    July 25th 2016

  • Annamma Adds Biofuel To the Fire

    WHO? Annamma Anil WHAT? Industrial Microbiologist WHERE? Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj Importing fuel is expensive. To ease the load on the economy and on the environment, the Government of India has placed a mandate: it’s compulsory that 5% of diesel and petrol be blended with ethanol biofuel. However, we are […]

    June 27th 2016

  • Mamta Rani Deals with Chaos

      WHO? MAMTA RANI WHAT? COMPUTER SCIENTIST WHERE? CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN, BANDAR SINDRI Reported by Aashima Dogra I was leaving Rajasthan and driving northwards to Haryana. Before leaving the colourful state behind, I was happy to spend one last night in the desert. I turned left from the superhighway NH8 and parked my van […]

    June 20th 2016