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.
July 2017: Dr. Kumar is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Alberta’s Department of Mechanical Engineering.
May 2017: Kumar Lab moves to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Stay tuned for more updates.
March 2017: Follow Dr. Kumar’s essay on his blog: http://shastra-artha.blogspot.com/
March 2017: Follow us on twitter. Twitter handle: @aalokelab
February 2017: Dr. Kumar becomes a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University.
January 2017: Zahra Nikakhtari, an undergraduate researcher with the Kumar Lab, won the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship (QES). She will be travelling to University of Leeds in summer 2017 to conduct research. Congratulations and good luck Zahra.
January 2017: Mahtab Hassanpourfard successfully defends her thesis and becomes the first PhD student from the Kumar Group. Mahtab’s work focused on bacterial streamer formation in the presence of low Reynolds number flows. Congratulations Mahtab … err Dr. Hassanpourfard.