WISER Awardees 2022

Indian Awardees

  • Dr. Tauheed Mohammad, IISc Bangalore

    Host: AMO GmbH, Aachen

    Area of Work: Integrated Perovskite on-Chip Laser. He intends to combine perovskite nanocrystals and quasi 2-D perovskites with silicon nitride to integrate first order distributed feedback grating resonators or ring resonators in order to produce on-chip lasers.

  • Dr. Bharathi Priya C, CSIR - SERC, Chennai

    Host: Fraunhofer LBF, Darmstadt

    Area of Work: Adaptive torsional vibration isolators using Magneto-rheological elastomer (MRE). She intends to develop a prototype adaptive torsional vibration isolator (ATVI) using magnetorheological elastomer (MRE), whose dynamic properties can be controlled in real-time using magnetic field.

  • Dr. Raviraj Verma, IIT, Madras

    Host: Fraunhofer IAPT, Hamburg

    Area of Work: Design and development of aerospace structural part manufactured through laser+wire based directed energy deposition technique. He intends to use additive manufacturing (AM) techniques to improve buy-to-fly ratio, lead-time, and structural integrity of aerospace components (like satellite bracket, aeroengine stators, etc.)

  • Dr. Navaneethakrishna Makaram, IIT Madras

    Host: Mentalab GmbH, Munich

    Area of Work: SmarTaTSS: Tattoo Sensors for Smart Sleep Monitoring. He aims to design and develop a tattoo sensor for the continuous monitoring of the respiratory rate for sleep quality assessment.

  • Dr. Govind Narayan Sahu, IIT Kanpur

    Host: Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz

    Area of Work: Digital twin for machining with structure integrated active damper. He aims to integrate active damping model of metal cutting vibrations in the digital twin of machining process and improve machining performance.

  • Dr. Keerthana M, CSIR-SERC, Chennai

    Host: Fraunhofer IWES, Oldenburg

    Area of Work: An improved framework for assessment of loads on multi-megawatt wind turbines under yawed flow in Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems. She intends to aims to use high fidelity tools such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) with Actuator Line Model (ALM) to calibrate the correction models adopted in conjunction with BEM.

  • Dr. Neeraj Paul, IIT Madras

    Host: Fraunhofer IWES, Oldenburg

    Area of Work: Development of a low-order acoustic propagation model for new-generation wind turbines operating above the atmospheric boundary layer. The model will be able to describe the fluctuating characteristics of noise at different locations in a three dimensional space.

  • Dr. Balram Singh, University of Delhi

    Host: DendroPharm, Berlin

    Area of Work: Through his project “NANOpain” he seeks to treat inflammation with novel dendritic nano-drugs without the addictive, potential for a better quality of life for patients with post-operative pain, cancer and chronic pain.

  • Dr. Sanasam Vipej Devi, NIT Mizoram

    Host: KoRoH GmbH, Karlsruhe

    Area of Work: Capacity of joints made of high strength steel tubular section. A method for the numerical determination of the design resistance of punching shear will be made available which can be used later for numerical parameter studies.

  • Dr. Manjunath Mulimani, Manipal Institute of Technology

    Host: FAIR GmbH, Darmstadt

    Area of Work: Machine Learning. He intends to use novel Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) algorithms to distinguish particles of interest (signal) from other particles (background) produced in large energy particle colliders.

  • Dr. Gayathri Pananghat, IISER Pune

    Host: Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg

    Area of Work: Structural and biochemical characterization of protein complexes in myxococcus xanthus polarity regulation

  • Dr. Manju Nanda, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore

    Host: German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Braunschweig

    Area of Work: Design, develop and propose a regulatory framework for model-based safety assessment towards software health management

  • Prof. Dipti Gupta, IIT Bombay

    Host: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe

    Area of Work: An integrated liquid/electrolyte gated transistor(EGT) technology platform for rapid, detection of Cancer-associated extracellular vesicles

  • Dr. Poulomi Ganguli, IIT Kharagpur

    Host: GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam

    Area of Work: CRA Floods: Compound Risk Assessment of heat-stress induced pluvial floods

  • Prof. Meenu Saileshkumar Saraf, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

    Host: Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Braunschweig

    Area of Work: Nutrient dynamics and functional aspects of microbial diversity in saline soils

  • Dr. Thanammal Ravichandran, Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science, Coimbatore

    Host: University of Hohenheim Stuttgart

    Area of Work: Potential of digital innovations and its institutional dimensions to enhance dairy productivity in developing countries

  • Dr. Janani Srree Murallidharan, IIT Bombay

    Host: TU Darmstadt

    Area of Work: Computational modeling of boiling heat transfer

  • Prof. Radha Chaube, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi

    Host: Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

    Area of Work: Brain endocrine indicators of welfare in fish subjected to autogenous vaccine against bacterial infection

  • Dr. Rajamalli Pachai Gounder, IISc Bangalore

    Host: Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik Meinsberg e.V, Waldheim

    Area of Work: Design and synthesis of multi-resonance thermally activated delayed fluorescence emitter for optogenetics and imaging applications

  • Dr. Shrutidhara Sarma, IIT Jodhpur

    Host: TU Braunschweig

    Area of Work: Towards development of ultrasensitive strain measurement system using laminated nanocomposites (TESSLA)

  • Ms. Rahel Krause, RWTH Aachen University

    Host: IIT Delhi

    Area of Work: Heat transmission through multilayered clothing under extreme heat and fire conditions