Inder Mohan Thapar Scholarship and
Mining for India’s STEM changemakers
About The Project
Awarding students and mentors dedicated to scientific discoveries and innovations with the support they need to take their work to the next level.
The Inder Mohan Thapar Scholarship & Research Award provides scholarships to students and mentors conducting cutting-edge research across various STEM subjects. The IMT Scholarship and Research Awards were established in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology-Indian School of Mines (IIT-ISM) in 2017.
Every year six awards are conferred on Students and Mentors who are dedicating all of their efforts towards research that can some pertinent real-world problems using science and technology.
Thus far Prof. Aditya Kumar, Ms Kalpita Nath & Ms Poonam Chauhan of the Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad have been conferred with a one-time IMTF Award for their research work in ‘Silver nanoparticles based super-hydrophobic anti-viral coating on cloth’.
This technology can make fabric superhydrophobic, making it safe against a whole host of microorganisms, including the Corona Virus.
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