As the curtain falls on 2018, here is a tribute to those great Indian scientists and innovators who died in the year. These eminent people contributed to various fields of science and helped put India in the frontiers of global scientific advancements. This is in no way an exhaustive list, but it is an effort to bring to the fore the achievers who have left an indelible mark behind.
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Scientists from IIT Delhi have developed a platform to detect bacterial growth using fluorescent carbon nanoparticles.
In a recent study, researchers from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras have proposed a novel way to send patient’s health information as codes to retain the privacy.
Researchers from IIT Bombay are working on methods to ease the machining of titanium through annealing.
Prof. Amit Kumar, Jaswinder and Tarvinder Chadha Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, has been awarded the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2018. He is recognised for his outstanding research in the field of Combinatorial Optimisation and Graph-Theoretic Algorithms under the Mathematical Sciences category.
Prof. Nitin Saxena, Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, has been awarded the 2018 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for his work in Algebraic Complexity Theory. One of the youngest awardees, Prof. Saxena’s research interests include Computational Complexity and Algebraic Geometry.
Scientists develop a carrier that can deliver drugs more efficiently when triggered by ultrasound.
Researchers from the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, Kolkata, and the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, have examined the practice of outsourcing in the Indian context. They found that the outsourcing model helps companies remain viable, particularly during economic crises.
Researchers from IIT Bombay propose algorithms for service providers to efficiently manage the choice of the right network for your mobile devices.
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science design a compact and fast piezoelectric crash sensor.