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Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships to three IISER Pune members

Three IISER Pune members have been selected as Fulbright-Nehru Fellows for the year 2018-19. Congratulations to all three! Mr. Prabhat Prakash, a PhD student with Dr. Arun Venkatnathan has been selected for a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship. Using modeling and simulations, his work explores material properties required for efficient energy conversion. Prabhat will be working … Continue reading

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On water fountains of Mumbai: Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship

PhD student Swapna Joshi has just completed a short project as a Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellow on pyaavs (drinking water fountains) of Mumbai. Swapna’s study traces the history of pyaavs from their inception in colonial Bombay to the recent efforts to restore and conserve the pyaavs. Swapna documented her observations through articles, interviews, photo essay and a … Continue reading

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IISER Pune gets Endowment from IDeaS Pvt. Ltd.

IISER Pune has received an endowment fund of Rs. 5.0 lakhs from Integrated Decisions and Systems (India) Private Limited (IDeaS), an information technology company at Cyber City, Pune. The fund has been given under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme and will be used to give scholarships to meritorious IISER Pune students who have achieved … Continue reading

G. V. Pavan Kumar designated Senior Member of Optical Society
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G. V. Pavan Kumar designated Senior Member of Optical Society

Dr. G. V. Pavan Kumar, Associate Professor (Physics) at IISER Pune, has been elected as a Senior Member of Optical Society (OSA). The Optical Society is an international organisation for promotion of optics and photonics with a mission to unite and educate scientists, engineers, educators, and other professionals globally. The OSA has announced this year’s … Continue reading