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
Shabna Perumthodi Fulbright Fellow 2020 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras; San Diego State University, San Diego Beyond Piety: Muslim Women’s Rights Activism in Kerala
Meera Chandrasekharan Fulbright Fellow 2020 University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram; University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison Reading Women/Woman Reader: Transnational Mobilities and Ideational Politics in Kerala
Thiruvengadam Padmanabhan Fulbright Fellow 2020 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai; University of Oklahoma, Norman Assimilation of Radar Data in WRFDA-4DVAR System to Improve Convective Weather Forecasting
Poonam Tandon Fulbright Fellow 2020 University of Lucknow, Lucknow; University of Vermont, Burlington Paving the Way for a New Tool to Characterize Co-crystalline Polymorphs of Pharmaceutical Compounds through Terahertz Spectroscopy Combined with Quantum Mechanical Modeling
Dalia Bhattacharjee Fulbright Fellow 2020 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Emotions, Affect, and Materiality: An analysis of reproductive technologies through Lived Experiences
Chandrakala Bharali Fulbright Fellow 2020 Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh; National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder Aerosol–Boundary Layer Interactions: Implications on Air Quality and Fog Events over Indo-Gangetic plains
Nimisha Parekh Fulbright Fellow 2020 CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune; Northeastern University, Boston Development of Mulberry and Non-mulberry Silk Fibroin cryogels to Promote Osteogenesis and Minimize Immune Rejection for Bone Tissue Regeneration
Nilakshi Goswami Fulbright Fellow 2020 Royal Global University, Guwahati; Boston University, Boston Re(Imagining) Women: A Comparative Study Investigating Gender Politics in American and Indian Graphic Novels
Aparna Neetiyath Fulbright Fellow 2020 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dhanbad; Harvard Medical School, Boston Analyzing the Phenotype of Each Single Cell with High Throughput and Information Content by the Transformative Tool of 3D Imaging Flow Cytometry
Kala Seetharam Sridhar Fulbright Fellow 2020 Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru; University of California, Los Angeles Suburbanization of India’s Cities