Water for Food

WARI Scholars

The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are pleased to announce the list of candidates selected for the prestigious 2017-2018 Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program. The program will award the following 3 Indian early-career faculty with WARI Fellowships and 7 Indian PhD students with WARI Internships to conduct water-related research under the mentorship of UNL faculty.

Fellows

  • Sandeep Kumar, assistant professor, Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Nebraska faculty mentors: Ashraf Aly Hassan and Yusong Li, UNL Civil Engineering
  • Raaj Ramsankaran, associate professor, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, Nebraska faculty mentor: Francisco Muñoz-Arriola, UNL Biological Systems Engineering
  • Hiren Dinkarray Raval, scientist, Central Salt & Marine Chemical Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Nebraska faculty mentors: Dan Snow, Nebraska Water Center; Yusong Li, UNL Civil Engineering

Interns

  • Akarsh A, Ph.D. student, Indian Institute of Technology – Gandhinagar, Nebraska faculty mentors: Tsegaye Tadesse and Brian Wardlow, National Drought Mitigation Center
  • Pooja Devi, Ph.D. student, Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Chandigarh, Nebraska faculty mentors: Rebecca Lai, UNL Chemistry; Dan Snow, Nebraska Water Center
  • Ipsita Nandi, Ph.D. student, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Nebraska faculty mentors: Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, UNL Civil Engineering; Eleanor Rogan, UNMC College of Public Health
  • Banajarani Panda, Ph.D. student, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Nebraska faculty mentors: Dan Snow, Nebraska Water Center; Karrie Weber, UNL School of Biological Sciences
  • Veerababu Polisetti, Ph.D. student, Central Salt & Marine Chemical Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Nebraska faculty mentor: Siamak Nejati, UNL Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Ashutosh Sharma, Ph.D. student, Indian Institute of Technology – Guwahati, Nebraska faculty mentor: Francisco Muñoz-Arriola, UNL Biological Systems Engineering
  • Priyanka Uddandarao, Ph.D. student, National Institute of Technology Srinivasanagar Surathkal, Mangalore, Nebraska faculty mentors: Siamak Nejati, UNL Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Xu Li, UNL Civil Engineering

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