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  • A team led by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has demonstrated that sugarcane can be genetically enhanced to increase the amount of oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production.

  • Bengaluru-based Graviky Labs transforms harmful pollution particles into tools for artists.

  • Fulbright-Nehru scholar Shreya Mehrotra is exploring the use of Muga silk in building a fully-functional silk cardiac patch.

  • AIRSWEEE participant Monalisa Panda works to support and improve environmental practices through her Odisha-based start-up.

  • AIRSWEEE participant Anuja Patnaik talks about her journey as a STEM entrepreneur and her work to empower small and marginal dairy farmers in India.  

  • Manasi Kulkarni’s Nexus-supported start-up is developing a non-invasive device to measure blood glucose levels quickly and painlessly.  

  • Astrophysicist Prajval Shastri works to reduce gender disparity in the field of science, especially in physics.  

  • Fulbrighter Shital Paulu Godad’s project at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, focuses on paleoceanography and geochemistry of the eastern Indian Ocean.

  • Dimple Verma’s WHIZROBO works to provide STEM education through innovative and creative ideas in robotics.

  • Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Uma Ramakrishnan works to conserve the tiger population in India using population genetics.  

  • Silky Agrawal’s GeoCarte provides innovative geo-exploratory services using GPR technology.

  • Nexus-trained Shravani Ladkat works on technologies to reduce food losses in India.

  • Jasmeet Kaur’s Nexus-incubated start-up designs and creates effective waste management solutions.

  • Morphedo co-founder Manya Jha shares her experience of launching an entrepreneurial career in STEM.