October 2019: Dr. Rashmi is awarded the prestigious DBT-BioCARE award for her work on biocementation.
September 2019: Lab welcomes Dr. Udita Ghosh. Dr. Ghosh joins the group as part of the prestigious CV Raman fellowship.
July 2019: Dr. Kumar is now an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc)
August 2019: Lab welcomes new doctoral student Mr. Prabeen Kumar Pattanaik.
July 2019: Our manuscript “Investigating fouling at the pore-scale using a microfluidic membrane mimnic filtration system” has been accepted for publication in the journal ‘Scientific Reports’ Congratulations to all others, specially to Nandini.
May 2019: Happy that our manuscript “Rivalry in Bacillus subtilis Colonies: Enemy or Family?” has been accepted for publication in RSC journal Soft Matter.We discovered a ‘Laxman Line’ phenomena in rival bacterial colonies. Congratulations to all others, specially to Rajorshi and Tanushree.
April 2019: Nandini wins the 2019 Graduate Student Teaching Award at University of Alberta. Congratulations Nandini.
February 2019: Congratulations Sabyasachi on winning the Honda Y-E-S Award. This was covered by India Today – https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/iit-kharagpur-students-win-the-honda-young-engineer-and-scientist-s-y-e-s-award-for-2018-19-1457602-2019-02-16
Jan 2019: Lab welcomes PhD student Nitin.
Jan 2019: Tanushree’s work is accepted for publication in RSC journal Green Chemistry (impact factor 8.6). Work showcases a bacteria-mediated environment friendly method for cleaning lignin. Congratulations to the team.