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  • The UC Davis ADVANCE program aims to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. 

  • TeamIndus is the only Indian team competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE global competition to place a robot on the Moon for explorations. 

  • Reid Deaver, facility manager at the Resource Conservation Unit of the U.S. Embassy New Delhi, talks about the greening initiatives being undertaken on its facilities.

  • American Fulbright scholar Farshid S. Ahrestani talks about his ongoing efforts to preserve India’s wildlife and their habitats. 

  • Fulbright and Hubert Humphrey fellow Shubhalaxmi Vaylure strives to raise environmental awareness through innovative educational programs.

  • Exchange program alumnus Rahul Khot involves schoolchildren in India’s rural areas in documenting animals and rare species.

  • Fulbrighter Alex Todorovic-Jones studies how people and nature are adapting to climate change in the Himalayas.

  • MIT researchers develop a decision-making tool for global classrooms looking to deploy educational technologies.

  • Hamsa Balakrishnan develops algorithms to reduce airport congestion.

  • The Internet Saathi initiative teaches rural women to use and benefit from the Internet.

  • PulpWorks offers compostable products, molded from 100 percent post-consumer waste paper and agriculture.

  • United States’ first offshore wind farm will provide electricity to about 17,000 homes.

  • Engineer’s designs may help purify water, diagnose disease in remote regions of the world.

  • Maya Varma’s creation can diagnose asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, restrictive lung disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the world’s fourth leading cause of death.


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