August 2018: Our manuscript titled ‘Impact of bacterial streamers on biofouling of microfluidic filtration systems’ has been accepted for publication in the journal Biomicrofluidics. Congratulations to all authors and specially to lead author Ishita Biswas.
July 2018: Lab welcomes junior research fellow Mr. Animesh Jain.
May 2018: Congratulations to Pranav, Linton, Kaustubh, Joshua who won the third prize in PRADARSHANA-2018 for their project entitled “Design and Setting up of Split-Hopkinson pressure bar experiment for high strain rate testing of soft materials”. Good work guys.
March 2018: Our manuscript titled “Near wall void growth leads to disintegration of colloidal bacterial streamer” is accepted for publication in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. Congratulations to all authors including Ishita. This manuscript is special as it introduces the word ‘colloidal streamer’ for the first time in scientific literature.
March 2018: Lab welcomes postdoctoral fellow Mrs. Rashmi.
January 2018: Lab welcomes doctoral student Mr. Divakar Badal.
January 2018: Lab welcomes doctoral student Mr. Sarath Chandra.
December 2017: Swayamdipta Bhaduri successfully defends his thesis and becomes the second PhD student from the Kumar Group. Bhaduri’s work focused on self-healing of materials using certain bacterial species. Congratulations Dr. Bhaduri.
November 2017: Open Postdoctoral Research Associate Position @ Indian Institute of Science http://www.indeed.co.in/job/post-doctoral-research-associate-5f58116ea9c67e56 Please note that the end-date for the search in Dec 20, 2017.
November 2017: Nandini’s paper ‘Abiotic streamers in a microfluidic system’ has appeared as the Back Cover of Soft Matter. Check out Cover Image and manuscript here: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/sm/c7sm01771e#!divAbstract