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Farewell of Dr. Deepika Gupta

posted 15 Nov 2018, 23:26 by Surabhi Jha
We, at SMITA Research Lab, bid a bittersweet farewell to Dr. Deepika Gupta on 6th November 2018 as she left the group to join Grasim Industries, Aditya Birla Group as a Scientist in the Pulp and Fiber Unit. 
She had joined the SMITA Research Group in 2008 as a Project Associate. She later joined as a PhD scholar in the lab the following year. She worked successfully in the area of electrospinning and completed her thesis titled 'Influence of Solution Properties on Electrospinning Behaviour of Biocompatible Polymers' in 2016. For her work in the area she received a certificate for outstanding contribution in the are of Electrospinning of bio-polymers. She was also awarded a certificate of appreciation for making an outstanding contribution for collaborative research in Textile scaffold based tissue engineering, to acknowledge her work in collaboration with AIIMS, New Delhi. 
After completing her PhD, she joined the group in the role of Research Associate and worked on electrospinning for air filter applications using her depth of electrospinning knowledge. She was awarded a certificate for outstanding contribution for Technology transfer for nanofibers. As a senior member in the lab, she was also awarded outstanding contribution for Mentoring research projects in SMITA group. After a successful journey spanning almost ten years in the lab, we wish her all the best for her future endeavours roles.