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Archived Research Highlights

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Graphene for Faster and Compact Electronics

Researchers from IIT Bombay fabricate highly efficient transistors using graphene nanoribbons

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Prof. Vikram Vishal of IIT Bombay wins NASI Young Scientist Award for his work on tapping shale gas in India

Prof. Vikram Vishal, Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, was recently awarded the prestigious NASI Young Scientist Award - 2018 for his work on unconventional hydrocarbons. He is one of the 20 researchers across the country, to be awarded the annual prize for exceptional research in the field of Electronics, Engineering, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Plant Sciences. 

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Using the Crowd to Improve Location Accuracy

Researchers from IIT Bombay develop a mobile application for better positioning using data from neighbouring mobiles

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Understanding the Evolution of Underground Geysers

Researchers from IIT Bombay find evidence of high potential geothermal systems existing on the west coast of Maharashtra

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Wi-Fi or Cellular Data? Not Your Headache Anymore!

Researchers from IIT Bombay propose algorithms for service providers to efficiently manage the choice of the right network for your mobile devices.

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Cutting into Titanium and its Alloys

Researchers from IIT Bombay are working on methods to ease the machining of titanium through annealing

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Prof Amit Agrawal from IIT Bombay awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for his work on Fluid Mechanics

Prof Amit Agrawal, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), has been awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). This award recognises his outstanding contributions to the area of Fluid Mechanics including experimental, theoretical and numerical work in Microfluidic Devices. 

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Prof. Chandra M. R. Volla of IIT Bombay wins the NASI Young Scientist Award for his work on catalysis

Prof. Chandra M. R. Volla, an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, has won the NASI Young Scientist Award 2018 for his research in the field of chemical sciences. His work deals with catalysis, the process of accelerating a chemical reaction by the use of an agent referred to as a catalyst. He shares the award with three other recipients. 

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Spintronics: Using Electron Spin To Power Devices

IIT Bombay and TIFR researchers demonstrate a method to turn heat into usable spin current

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Drawing Blood From Veins May Not Hurt Anymore

IIT Bombay student develops a device to locate veins before drawing blood.

For many of us, the thought of being pricked by a needle to draw blood or inject drugs is horrifying, right? What if you had to be pierced many times because the right vein could not be identified? Nightmarish you say? Soon, this could be the thing of past, thanks to an award-winning ‘vein tracer’ by Mr. Trivikram Annamali, a student of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

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