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Research Mentors: Anveshana

Prayoga is fortunate to be associated with Research Mentors, who will offer guidance and direction to Anveshana research projects.

Dr. S. Rangarajan

Former Director, ISRO

Satellite industry veteran with 40+ years of experience in successive leadership roles in the public and private sectors | Former Director INSAT, Director MCF, Director, ISTRAC - Indian Space Research Organization | Pioneered various satellite applications, including the space-based Telemedicine, Tele-education | Former Senior Vice President in WorldSpace | Former CTO, Yazmi USA LLC, where he created the first-ever tablet with an integrated satellite reception for uniform and ubiquitous education delivery


Prof. Murali Sastry

Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University

Organic and hybrid thin films, Langmuir-Blodgett films | Synthesis and surface modification of nanomaterials and their shape control | Plasmonics and chemical reactivity of metal nanoparticles | Nano-biomaterials and their applications | Surface spectroscopies | Low-cost water purification technologies and standards | End-to-end innovation


Prof. K. Sandeep Prabhu

Head, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University

Asymmetric catalysis | Natural Products | CH activation | Resolution of inflammation | Anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties of selenium


Prof. Nagendran C.R.

Retd. Prof., Department of Botany, Mysore University

The Embryology of Angiosperms | Taxonomy and Embryology of Podostemaceae | Discovered and published 4 species new to science


Prof. S.N. Hegde

Retd. Prof., Zoology Department, Mysore University

Drosophila Genetics | Population genetics and Evolution | Silkworm genetics and Wildlife Biology


Prof. Subramanyam Duvvuri

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Aero/fluid dynamicsm with a focus on turbulent shear flows in both incompressible (subsonic) and compressible (supersonic, hypersonic) regimes


Prof. G.R. Jayanth

Dept. of Instrumentation and Applied Physics & Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Precision motion measurement and control | Nanometrology and manipulation, Scanning probe microscopy | Micro-robotics, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) | Optical sensors, Early warning systems


Dr. Baladitya Suri

Dept. of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Quantum Information and Quantum Computation with superconducting circuits in particular and solid-state circuits in general | Artificial atoms with characteristic frequencies in the microwave regime (2 GHz to 12 GHz typically) of the electromagnetic spectrum | Single photon generators and detectors in the microwave regime | Circuit quantum electrodynamics (cQED), Quantum acoustic


Dr. Vikram Vishal

Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Reservoir Geomechanics | Unconventional Petrophysics | Carbon Sequestration | Engineering Geology


Prof. Atanu Mohanty

Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

The analysis and design of novel ion traps for mass spectrometry | Development of numerical and analytical tools for the study of ion traps | Development of electronic circuits and ion detectors for use in portable mass spectrometers


Dr. Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada

WISE Gabilan Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Chemistry, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Developing catalysts and photocatalysts to meet energy-efficiency and sustainability goals


Guruprasad R. Athani

Co-founder & Director, Real Learning Centre

Educationist | Practicing Teacher | Teacher Educator | Mentor | State-level ‘Resource person’ for DSERT


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