Industrial Fellows 2022

PDIF Industrial Fellow 2022

  • Dr. E Anusha, ARCI Hyderabad/NIT Warangal

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU

    Area of Work: Laser assisted forming of automotive steel blanks.

  • Dr. Swathi E, IIT Madras

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP

    Area of Work: Development of light-weight, low-cost type IV hydrogen pressure vessel using filament wound fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) compositesand 3-D printed polymer liner, for individual homes and automobiles.

  • Dr. Mukesh Kumar, CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), Chandigarh

    Host: SEnerCon GmbH

    Area of Work: Energy Data Analytics and Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) using ML/DL for commercial/industrial building.

  • Dr. Gayathri Harihara Subramanian, IISc Bangalore

    Host: accu:rate GmbH

    Area of Work: Pedestrian and crowd modelling - simulating crowds in public places by incorporating group behaviour and psychological parameters.

  • Dr. Vishnu Chauhan, Inter-University Accelerator Centre, (IUAC) & Indraprastha University, New Delhi

    Host: Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) GmbH

    Area of Work: Influence of SHI irradiation on high performance metal-insulator-metal capacitor fabricated by oxides for memory applications.

  • Dr. Ankit kumar Kansara, CSIR-Centre Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

    Area of Work: Development of ultrahydrophobic metal–organic framework membranes for the separation of aromatic hydrocarbons by organic solvent nanofiltration.

  • Dr. Sindu B S, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI

    Area of Work: Machine learning supported approach for synthesis of novel epoxy polymers towards sustainable fiber reinforced polymers.

  • Dr. Sarita Devi, CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), Chandigarh

    Host: Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)

    Area of Work: Tailored metal-organic framework-integrated microfluidic device for immunosensing of waterborne pathogen.

  • Dr Pritam Bari, IIT Kanpur

    Host: Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz

    Area of Work: To integrate cutting forces and stability models for different cutting tool geometry (i.e., variable helix angles, variable pithces, serration geometries) into the digital twin of the machining process to mitigate machine tool vibrations and improve machining performance.

PIEF Industrial Fellow 2022

  • Ms. Kavita Kiran Prasad, IIT Bombay

    Host: Wiferion GmbH

    Area of Work: Wireless Battery charging systems for electric vehicles in autonomous driverless transport systems, mobile robots, and industrial trucks.

  • Ms. Ruchika, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur

    Host: LIONEX GmbH

    Area of Work: Development of novel rapid tests for differential diagnosis of bacterial and viral infections.

  • Mr. Ramakanth Dakuri, IIT Roorkee

    Host: Envopap Deutschland

    Area of Work: Paper-based active barrier coatings for improved shelf life and quality of food products.

  • Mr. Rakesh Kumar Dhritlahre, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur

    Host: DendroPharm GmbH

    Area of Work: IDCC conjugated dendritic polyglycerol-N-isopropylacrylamide thermoresponsive nanogel for safe and efficient transdermal drug delivery.

  • Ms. Akhila Konala, IIT Roorkee

    Host: Envopap Deustchland

    Area of Work: Development of high barrier coatings for sustainable packaging material.

  • Ms. Ekta Singh Shrinet, IIT Bombay

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

    Area of Work: Battery thermal management system of high energy density batteries.

  • Ms. Reshma Dileep K, ARCI Hyderabad/IIT Bombay

    Host: HySPRINT Innovation

    Area of Work: Photovoltaics-Scaling up of carbon based perovskite solar cells.

  • Mr. Ayush Tara, University of Jammu

    Host: HySPRINT Innovation

    Area of Work: Fabrication and characterization of lead free, tin based FASnI3 perovskite solar cell with ZnOS as electron transport layer.

  • Mr. Mritunjay M. Hiremath, IIT Bombay

    Host: Carl Zeiss AG

    Area of Work: Developing a mathematical framework to quantify damage in fiber composites based on microstructural characterization.

  • Mr. Kuchipudi Naga Venkata Sai Teja, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee

    Host: Fraunhofer Institute for Non-destructive Testing IZFP

    Area of Work: Detection and imaging of vertical surface breaking cracks in concrete using multi-wave techniques.