Newsletter Edition 9
Mr. Vivek Pandey
(BT/MME/2003) is the founder of Bike taxi and hyperlocal delivery app NOW. The company has raised an undisclosed amount from the promoters of Hero Electric. The startup is focussing on building an Amazon Alexa-based voice interface that will help customers and merchants to place orders faster.
Prof. Rakesh K. Jain
(BT/CHE/1972), Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of Tumor Biology Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors 2017.
Prof. Susmita Bose
(MSC2/CHM/1992), Professor at Washington State University, has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors 2017.
Prof. Vijaykumar Venkata Krishna Bhagavatula
(BT/MT/EE/1975/1977), Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors 2017.
Prof. S. Narayanan
(MT/PhD/AE/1970/1975) honored with the INAE Outstanding Teachers Award 2017 for his outstanding work in the areas of vibration, acoustics and noise control.
Mr. Pankaj Agarwal
(BT/EE/2004) launches TagHive, a startup targeted at revolutionizing the education sector, in Seoul, South Korea.
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