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Meeting SMITA alumnus Saranshu Singla

posted 11 Jun 2018, 08:40 by website id   [ updated 11 Jun 2018, 22:16 ]

Ms. Saranshu Singla, an alumnus of SMITA Research Lab from the Batch of 2012. She is currently pursuing her PhD from the Department of polymer Science at University of Akron, Ohio. She visited IIT Delhi and met the current members of the group on 22nd May 2018. Here she discussed her work on Infrared Spectroscopy for surface group analysis. She was felicitated by Prof. Agrawal and Prof Jassal with a memento of SMITA Research Lab.



Farewell of M. Tech Batch of 2018

posted 6 Jun 2018, 03:51 by website id   [ updated 11 Jun 2018, 22:12 ]

The farewell ceremony of M.tech batch of 2018 was held on 18th May 2018. They joined the lab in 2016 and worked in different fields of work.
Ms. Aparajita Pal was awarded  for outstanding contribution in "Wet spinning of hollow fibres for flexible electronics". She joined the group after completing her B. Tech. from MAKAUT, West Bengal.
Mr. Getachew Zeru was awarded for outstanding contribution in "Electrospinning of functional nanofibres". He joined the group through a collaborative programme between IIT Delhi and the Ethiopian government. 
Mr. Alok Singh Bhadauriya was awarded for outstanding contribution in "Melt spinning of nanocomposite fibres". He joined Smita Research Lab after completing his undergraduate degree from UPTTI, Uttar Pradesh and with around a year of work experience.
We hope they had a good learning experience at SMITA Research Lab and wish them all the best for their future endeavors.


Ms. Aparajita Pal, Mr. Getachew Zeru, Mr. Alok Singh Bhadauriya receiveing certificates(L to R).


Farewell of Mr. Raghav Mehra

posted 13 Feb 2018, 00:56 by Surabhi Jha

The farewell ceremony of Mr. Raghav Mehra was held on 12th February 2018. He was awarded for outstanding contribution in the research area of Plasma Reaction Engineering. He was also awarded for outstanding contribution in lab management. He also received a memento of the group from Prof. Agrawal and Prof. Jassal.
Mr. Mehra joined SMITA Research Lab as a PhD student in July 2012. He joined Croda India Company Pvt. Ltd. in September 2017 in their R&D division. We wish him all the best for his future endeavours.


PhD applications are invited

posted 30 Jan 2018, 20:17 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 31 Jan 2018, 02:40 by website id ]

PhD position is open at SMITA Research Lab, IIT Delhi under the Department of Textile Technology. Applications are welcome from eligible candidates with a background in Textile, Polymer Science, Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and related fields. For eligibility criteria of PhD applicants please check this link.

Interested candidates please send your resume with degrees pursued, merit position (if any), marks, and academic/research experience at the following email addresses.

                                        Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal                                Prof. Manjeet Jassal
                                        ashwini@smita-iitd.com                                 manjeet.jassal@smita-iitd.com

Farewell of Dr. Kamlesh Panwar

posted 22 Jan 2018, 21:26 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 1 Feb 2018, 02:15 ]

The farewell ceremony of Dr. Kamlesh Panwar was held on 19th January 2018. She was awarded for outstanding contribution to the management of SMITA Chemical Lab and SMITA Analytical Lab. For her research work she was awarded for outstanding contribution in the research area of novel nanomaterials and application on textiles. Dr. Kamlesh also received appreciation for technology development and transfer of low weight flame retardant coated textiles to industry. 

She joined SMITA Research Lab as a Project Associate in 2009. She started her PhD programme in Dec 2010 and completed her defence in Dec 2016. After this she continued in the group as a Research Associate till Jan 2018. She is joining Resil Chemicals as Research Scientist from Feb 2018. We wish her all the best for her endeavours.


3rd SMITA Research Symposium was held on 19th January 2018

posted 22 Jan 2018, 20:54 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 24 Jan 2018, 21:39 ]

The 3rd SMITA Research Symposium was held on 19th January 2018. The programme schedule and photographs from the award ceremony are shown below. The event was hosted by Ms. Gurneet Kaur and Ms. Kumud Arora.
                
                  



SMITA Group after the lunch ceremony at the Faculty Guest House after the successful completion of the 3rd SMITA Research Symposium


3rd SMITA Research Symposium to be held on 19th January 2018

posted 17 Jan 2018, 00:17 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 22 Jan 2018, 22:15 ]

SMITA Research Lab will be organizing its 3rd SMITA Research Symposium on 19th January 2018 in the Textile Department Committee Room at IIT Delhi. The sessions will be presided by Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal and Prof. Manjeet Jassal. The symposium will start at 9:30 AM, the schedule to be followed is given below.

Programme

 9:30 AMWelcome Note 
 9:45 AM




Technical Session I: Nanomaterials and Textile Applications
Ms. Neeta Prajapati
Ms. Rashi Agarwal
Mr. Hardeep Singh Jhinjer
Dr. Kamlesh Panwar
 11:10 AMTea Break
 11:20 AM





Technical Session II: Nanomaterials in Spinning
Ms. Aparajita Pal
Ms. Surabhi Jha
Mr. Alok S. Bhadauriya
Mr. Getachew Zeru
Dr. Deepika Gupta
 
 1:00 PMConcluding Session and Award Ceremony 
 1:30 PMLunch 

48th Convocation at IIT Delhi on November 4, 2017

posted 3 Nov 2017, 02:04 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 3 Nov 2017, 02:20 ]

The 48th convocation at IIT Delhi will be held on 4th November 2017. The Convocation will be graced by the Hon'ble President of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind as the Chief Guest. 

The SMITA group congratulates all students graduating this academic year. We extend our heartiest wishes to SMITA alumni graduating this year. Dr. Kamlesh Panwar, Dr. Deepika Gupta and Dr. Kiran Yadav will be receiving their doctoral degrees this Saturday. Ms. Priyanka Rajpoot and Ms. Kirti Sisodia will be awarded their master's degrees. We congratulate them and wish them all the best for their future endeavours. 

Dr. Kiran Yadav celebrated the completion of her PhD

posted 26 Oct 2017, 02:02 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 1 Nov 2017, 01:32 ]

Dr. Kiran Yadav celebrated the successful completion of her PhD with a high tea party for the department on Wednesday, 25th October 2017. The event was widely attended and enjoyed by all present. The photo below is with Dr. Kiran Yadav in her ceremonial graduation cap with Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal, Prof. Manjeet Jassal and other members of the SMITA lab.



Dr. Kiran Yadav successfully defended her thesis on 24th October 2017

posted 26 Oct 2017, 01:38 by Surabhi Jha   [ updated 1 Nov 2017, 01:30 ]

Dr. Kiran Yadav successfully defended her thesis titled 'Stretchable and Flexible Conductive fibres' on 24th October 2017. She had joined AYM Syntex as Deputy Manager in the R&D division in August 2017, prior to her PhD viva. We congratulate her on the successful completion of her PhD and wish her all the best for her future endeavours. 

     
Dr. Kiran Yadav presenting her PhD work to the examination committee

Dr. Kiran Yadav with her supervisors (Prof. Manjeet Jassal and Prof. Ashwini Agrawal),
her viva examiner (Prof K. C. Gupta, IIT Roorkee) and some members of the SMITA Research Group.


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