Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) triumphs at 'Tata Steel MaterialNEXT 2.0.'
A team of researchers from the Center for Biomaterials, Cellular & Molecular Theranostics (CBCMT) at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, was declared the winner of MaterialNEXT 2.0 hosted by TATA Steel on 09th July 2021. Tata Steel Advanced Materials Research Centres (TSAMRC) has been actively associating with young college talents through their ‘Campus Connect’ program, and MaterialNEXT is an open innovation Pan-Indian event to identify budding research talents and materialize potential ideas. Team ‘Titans’ from VIT, Vellore, mentored by the Director & Senior Professor Dr. Geetha Manivasgam of CBCMT, comprises of interdisciplinary research scholars Ms. Pearlin Hameed, Mr. Ansheed Raheem, Mr. Aswin G & Ms. Jishita R. They had bagged a cash prize of Rs. 5 Lakhs after marking a prolific win in the grand finale conducted on 09th July 2021.
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