India in Global Science

India's International Fellows

The government of India has taken several initiatives towards the international exposure of scientists working in India in addition to providing lucrative incentives to bring back the eminent scientists to the country vis-a-vis implementation of several International Fellowship Programmes / Schemes.

These International Fellowships include:

i) Fellowships for attracting highly skilled, outstanding researchers and scientists of Indian origin working abroad by providing them an attractive avenue to pursue their R&D interests in Indian Institutions.

ii) Fellowships providing opportunities to the best and brightest Indian students/ researchers / scientists to go abroad and gain exposure to world class research facilities and peers in leading institutions, thereby helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.

iii) Besides these, Indian scientists regularly apply for other international fellowships and their contributions are significant in the international arena.

These efforts have helped develop a pool of talents who are helping in the furtherance of excellence in science in the country. This Section provides information regarding the scholars honoured with these International Fellowships, the year of award, their affiliations and their area of work. It includes information regarding scholars like Ramanujan Fellows, Ramalingaswami Fellows, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Fellows, Fulbrighters, Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Fellows, Indo-Australia Early and Mid-Career Researchers (EMCR) and so on...

India International Talents

Total number of Record(s): 510
Awardee Fellowship Name Year Affiliation Specialisation
Meghana Natesh Fulbright Fellow 2021 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati; University of Chicago, Chicago Insights from the Past: Genetic Impacts of Climatic History and High-Altitude Adaptation in Yaks (Bos grunniens), in the Indian Himalaya
Chandra Vadhana Radhakrishnan Fulbright Fellow 2021 Prayaana Labs, Kerala; Gendered Innovation Lab, Stanford University “Validation of an Assessment Framework and Tool for Gendered Innovation in Start-Up Incubators”
Sidhartha Deshmukh Fulbright Fellow 2021 College of Veterinary Sciences, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana; University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Development of Bacterial Ghost Vaccines Against Reoviruses of Chickens and Turkeys
Debasis Golui Fulbright Fellow 2021 ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), New Delhi; North Dakota State University, Fargo “Novel Nanocomposites for Remediation of Geogenic Arsenic Hazard in Rice in Relation to Human Health”
Snehal Verma Fulbright Fellow 2021 NatureDots Private Limited, New Delhi; Duke University, Durham NA
Prachi Ghildyal Fulbright Fellow 2021 North-East Regional Institute of Education (NERIE-NCERT), Shillong; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond NA
Gopal Ramdas Mahajan Fulbright Fellow 2021 ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CCARI), Old Goa; USDA Soil Salinity Laboratory, Riverside Mapping Soil Salinity Using Remote Sensing Imaging Techniques
Murugesan Senthil Kumar Fulbright Fellow 2021 ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research (ICAR-IIPR), Kanpur; University of California-Davis, Davis NCR gene discovery using improved genomes of Cicer for enhancing symbiotic nitrogen fixing efficiency
Renu Singh Fulbright Fellow 2020 Ambedkar University Delhi, New Delhi; New York University, New York Women’s Aspirations in Higher Education and Their World of Interpersonal Ties under Neoliberalism
Prithviraj Pramanik Fulbright Fellow 2020 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur; Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois Study of City-scale Urban Air Quality Using Low-cost Sensing

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