Two new studies from the Indian Institute of Bombay (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, show the importance of defects in the arrangement of atoms in a crystal, called dislocations, in shaping the physical properties of metallic alloys.

Siddharth Rao

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Sid is a doctoral candidate in the secure-systems research group of Aalto university, Finland where he works on topics related to digital privacy, security of communication protocols, anonymity. He is also passionate about Internet services and infrastructure in developing nations. He is a past Erasmus Mundus fellow and holds double master's degrees from Aalto University, Finland (Information and Network Security) and University of Tartu, Estonia (Cryptography). At the moment, as a For-Mozilla Open Web Fellow, Sid is based at European Digital Rights (EDRi), where he will help define policies related to data protection, surveillance, copyright, and network neutrality.

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