Reshmi Das, earned her bachelor’s degree from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur in Biotechnology. She then pursued her masters in IIT Guwahati and secured the top position in Energy Engineering. There she worked on microbial fuel cell for biosensors/electrochemical applications. At IISc Bangalore her doctoral research focuses on understanding foaming water bodies. Her research interest lies in waste and wastewater management.
I, Abhishek Chakraborty, am a fourth-year Ph.D. student from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR). My research advisors are Prof. M. Sekhar and Dr. Lakshminarayana Rao. I received the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) in December 2019 for conducting research based on national priorities. My research concerns carbon cycling in the terrestrial ecosystems of India and revolves around the multidisciplinary aspects of bio-geosciences and hydrology.
I am a doctoral researcher at the Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISc Bengaluru. My current research work is on the area of energy recovery from municipal solid waste. Prior to this, I obtained my master’s degree in M.Tech in Energy Technology from Tezpur University. For my masters, I was awarded with gold medal for being the university topper in Energy Technology. Beside academics, I also served as a volunteer for IISc Notebook drive, tutoring underprivileged school kids near IISc Campus and has keen interest in interior designing.