Clean energy for a better future: Interview of Prof. Satish Ogale
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Clean energy for a better future: Interview of Prof. Satish Ogale

BS MS student Kartik Nirbhavne chats here with Prof. Satish Ogale whose collaborative work on novel solar devices has recently been awarded the International Newton Prize. The Newton Prize recognizes innovators from around the world who contribute to reducing poverty and aim for developments that will generate lasting benefits for the people of their nation. … Continue reading

Unfolding the Mood of the Monsoon: Interview with Dr. Neena Joseph Mani
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Unfolding the Mood of the Monsoon: Interview with Dr. Neena Joseph Mani

From being a bachelor student in physics to a researcher in climate science, Dr. Neena Joseph Mani’s career story takes us through the vagaries of the weather and the means to understanding the same. At IISER Pune’s Earth and Climate Science discipline that investigates systems with timescales as varied as hundreds and thousands of years … Continue reading

Caring for every plant: Interview with horticulturist Dr. Murari Mohan Jana
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Caring for every plant: Interview with horticulturist Dr. Murari Mohan Jana

Dr. Murari Mohan Jana is a rose specialist and is IISER Pune’s very own horticulturist, a doctor and nurturer to the ever increasing vegetation covering the sprawling 98 acre campus. BS MS student Lokahith Agasthya sat down with him for tete-a-tete to learn about Dr. Jana’s career and work, horticulture, plants and life. Here’s an … Continue reading

Chemical Ecologist at IISER Pune: Interview with Sagar Pandit
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Chemical Ecologist at IISER Pune: Interview with Sagar Pandit

In this series, IISER Pune students bring us glimpses of various facets of the institute such as teaching, research, administration, and campus planning through their interviews with people behind the scenes. INTERVIEW BY Meenakshi Pardasani and Soumya Bhattacharyya “I am a botanist at heart. I just love plants,” says Dr. Sagar Pandit, new faculty member in … Continue reading