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
October 2017: Nandini’s paper ‘Abiotic streamers in a microfluidic system’ will appear as Outer Back Cover in Soft Matter. Watch out for the cover art image. The article will also be specially promoted by Royal Society of Chemistry. Congratulations Nandini and all co-authors.
September 2017: Nandini’s paper ‘Abiotic streamers in a microfluidic system’ is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations Nandini and all co-authors.
September 2017: Lab welcomes new graduate student Dibyendu Mandal.
September 2017: The Lab welcomes new graduate student Gannena Raghuram.
September 2017: Our website now has a new look and you might have noticed a new name ! The name change was necessitated to make sure we had a unique name in India. 🙂 Also, the spelling reflects the phonetic pronunciation of the Sanskrit word – आलोक.
August 2017: Dr. Aloke Kumar wins the Saroj Poddar Young Investigator Award at the Indian Institute of Science.