Two professors from Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) have been chosen for the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) -Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards (2018).Dr. Sushmee Badhulika, associate professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT-H, was chosen in recognition of her excellence in category of ‘Electronics, Computer Science and Engineering’ and Dr. Aravind Kumar Rengan, assistant professor, Plasmonic Nano Space (P-NAS) Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, IIT-H, was chosen in the Bio-medical, Molecular Biology and Bio-technology category.
Badhulika said, “I started working in the field of flexible nano electronics after joining IIT-H in 2014. I am thankful to the institute for providing an incredible work environment with very bright and hardworking students. I feel extremely humbled that our research has being recognized by all National Science and Engineering Academies of India. It motivates me to continue working in a field where role of women researchers is somewhat subdued.”
Kumar Rengan, said, “The entire credit goes to the students of my lab at IIT-H. I thank all my mentors and the institute for constant support and encouragement.”
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