2021

  • Nov 2021: AIMS Lab welcomes Avani Kulkarni to the team! Avani will be assisting with development and testing of low cost electrochemical and optical assays for DNA sensing.
  • Oct 2021:
    • ST has joined the Editorial Board of Imaging and Diagnostics (specialty section of Frontiers in Biomaterials Science) as Review Editor.
    • Congratulations to Shruti Ahuja on being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)!
    • Congratulations to Ruchira Nandeshwar on being awarded the prestigious BIRAC SITARE Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award!
    • AIMS Lab welcomes Chaitravi Chalke to the team! Chaitravi will be working as an intern to explore various machine learning applications in condition monitoring with our team.
    • Congratulations to Dr. Pallabi Das on successfully defending Ph.D. thesis! First Ph.D. graduate from the group!
  • Sept 2021: ST to deliver invited talk on PCB biosensors for DNA detection in wastewater, at 2021 IEEE Sensors Conference (virtual).
  • Aug 2021:
    • Congratulations to Indrani on winning Best M.Tech. Project Award!
    • Congratulations to Sanjoli on being awarded the Ramesh Chandra Sinha Academic Excellence Award for best performing graduating undergraduate woman student at IIT Bombay!
  • Jul 2021: AIMS Lab welcomes many new members to the team! Aparajita Modak, Susmita Rath have joined as Ph.D. students; Sheetal Patil will continue her staff appointment as Ph.D. student; Shrasti Bhargava, Sagar Mahajan and Poulami Mandal have joined as M.Tech. RA students; Aryan Lall, Anubhav Agarwal and Sudhanshu Nimbalkar will work on their M.Tech. (dual degree) projects with the group!
  • Jun 2021:

  • May 2021:
    • ST is now Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay
    • Congratulations and best wishes to Sanjoli! Nominated as finalist for best student paper award at 2021 joint meeting of the European Frequency and Time Forum and International Frequency Control Symposium (EFTF-IFCS) to be held online in July 2021.
    • ST has joined the Editorial Board of Integrated Circuits and VLSI (specialty section of Frontiers in Electronics) as Review Editor.
  • Mar 2021:
    • ST has joined the Editorial Board of Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems (specialty section of Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering) as Review Editor.
    • AIMS Lab welcomes Dr. Shuvam Pawar (institute post-doctoral fellow) to the team!
  • Feb 2021: Congratulations to Pallabi Das on completing her Ph.D. pre-synopsis presentation. Best wishes for next phase of your career at Global Foundries!
  • Jan 2021: AIMS Lab welcomes Shruti Ahuja (Ph.D. student, CRNTS) to the team!

2020

  • Oct 2020:
    • Congratulations to Vivekanand Dhakane on being awarded grant under DST NIDHI PRAYAS program (managed by SINE IIT Bombay)!
  • Aug 2020:
    • AIMS Lab welcomes many new members to the team! Sagar Singh (ME), Sanjoli Narang (EE) and Vaibhav Malviya (EE) have joined the group for their B.Tech. projects; Aryan Lall (EE), Sudhanshu Nimbalkar (EE), Prachi Goel (EE), and Vivekanand Dhakane (M.Tech. RA, EE) have joined the group for their supervised research seminar project. Welcome to the team!
    • Congratulations to Keyur Mistry on being awarded Best M.Tech thesis and Academic Excellence awards, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay
    • Congratulations to Shlok Vaibhav Singh on being awarded undergraduate research award (URA01) for outstanding contribution in R&D course project
  • Jun 2020: AIMS Lab welcomes Jeslin Thalappil (project staff, IMPRINT) to the team!
  • Feb 2020:
    • Congratulations to Sanjoli Narang and Sudhanshu Nimbalkar on being awarded undergraduate research award (URA01) for their outstanding research contributions in R&D course project
    • AIMS Lab welcomes Atira Zahoor (Ph.D. student) to the team!
  • Jan 2020:
    • AIMS Lab welcomes Dr. Arathy Varghese to the group! Arathy has joined as institute post-doctoral fellow.
    • Kshipra Prasadh has returned to the group to spend his final semester of undergraduate studies with our team!
    • We welcome several IIT Bombay undergraduate students to the team (R&D project course): Shlok Vaibhav Singh, Shrey Singhai, Nayan Barhate, Anjana Singh, Yash Bhavsar.

2019

  • Nov 2019: Congratulations to Ruchira Nandeshwar, Jinit Patil, Rutuja Ekatpure and Jasmeen Kaur (BSBE), for being shortlisted as finalists at 2020 Anveshan Design Fellowship organized by Analog Devices India Pvt. Ltd.!
  • Oct 2019: Congratulations to Durgesh and Indrani for winning the first prize at the IEEE International Sensors and Measurement Student Contest at the 2019 IEEE Sensors conference in Montreal!
  • Aug 2019: AIMS Lab will be represented at 2019 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium (Glasgow, Scotland) and 2019 IEEE Sensors Conference (Montreal, Canada). Both conferences will be held in the month of October 2019
  • July 2019: AIMS Lab welcomes Parijat Deshpande (senior scientist at TRDDC, external PhD candidate) and undergraduate students: Sanjoli Narang and Sudhanshu Nimbalkar to the team!
  • May 2019: ST confirmed as lab-in-charge of Wadhwani Electronics Lab, for Phase-III of the project sponsored through an endowment from the Wadhwani Foundation
  • Mar 2019: Two abstracts from AIMS Lab will be presented at the 2019 IFCS-EFTF joint meeting to be held in Orlando FL, USA in April 2019!
  • Jan 2019:
    • Three abstracts from AIMS Lab accepted for presentation at the APS March Meeting 2019 to be held in Boston MA, USA!
    • AIMS Lab welcomes Shruti Sawant (Ph.D. student) to the team!

2018

  • Dec 2018:
    • Congratulations to Indrani for winning the TATA Power Future Think competition at 2018 TechFest, IIT Bombay
    • Congratulations to two student teams from EE617 course shortlisted as finalists for Analog Devices 2019 Anveshan design fellowship!
  • Oct 2018:
    • Congratulations to Durgesh for winning the grand prize at the IEEE International Sensors and Measurement Student Contest at IEEE Sensors 2018 conference!
    • Congratulations to Ruchira for winning the best student paper award at the 2018 IEEE Sensors conference in New Delhi!
    • Best wishes to Dr. Dhananjay Patel – heading to Vidyalankar institute as faculty member!
  • Aug 2018: AIMS Lab welcomes host of new members – Jinit Patil and Indrani Mukherjee (M.Tech. RA students sponsored by Analog Devices Inc.), Keyur Mistry (M.Tech. R&D project student) and Hrishikesh Iyer and Kiran Dhope (undergraduate students) to the team!
  • July 2018:
  • June 2018: ST confirmed as Head of the NEMS and MEMS Proto Fab (NMPF) at IIT Bombay, and appointed as Visiting Faculty member at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • May 2018: AIMS Lab welcomes Jagriti Hirwani and Sudeshna Dash (summer interns) to the team!
  • Apr 2018: AIMS Lab welcomes Dr. Dhananjay Patel (Post-doctoral fellow) to the team!
  • Jan 2018:
    • Congrats to Durgesh, Supriya and Ruchira for bagging third prize in <I_HACK> hackathon organized by E-Cell during E-Summit at IIT Bombay
    • A student team mentored by ST has been selected as one of the 10 finalists all over India for the 2018 Analog Devices Anveshan fellowship. Congratulations to Satyam, Krishna, Siva and Shrey. Another team also shortlisted as finalists, based on course project in EE 617 Autumn 2017. Congrats to Girish and Pranav (eventually went on to win the third prize).
    • AIMS lab welcomes Ruchira Nandeshwar (Ph.D. student) to the team!

2017

  • Dec 2017:
    • Supriya Asutkar (Ph.D. student, CRNTS) will be joining AIMS Lab in Jan 2018. Welcome to the group!
    • Two papers presented at 2017 IWPSD in New Delhi by AIMS Lab alumni (Reshma and Ambika Shanker)
    • The Hindu features our work on condition based monitoring using novel inexpensive vibration sensors (collaboration with Prof. Dipti Gupta, ME&MS Department at IIT Bombay)
  • Aug 2017: ST awarded SERB Early Career Research award
  • Jun 2017: AIMS Lab welcomes Durgesh Tamhane (Ph.D. student) and Priyanka Roy (M.Tech. student) to the team
  • May 2017: AIMS Lab secures funding to set up state-of-the-art photonics characterization lab at IIT Bombay from IRCC. Exciting times ahead for the team!
  • Apr 2017:
    • ST is serving as Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for EFTF-IFCS 2017 (Besancon, France, July 2017) and the 2017 IEEE Photonics Conference (Orlando, FL, USA, October 2017)
    • Pallabi’s paper submission is selected as a finalist for the student paper competition at EFTF-IFCS 2017. Congratulations and best wishes to Pallabi!
  • Jan 2017:
    • ST will offer a tutorial on the toolbox of opto-mechanics at EFTF-IFCS 2017 in Besancon, France
    • ST awarded DST Inspire Faculty Fellowship

2016

  • Dec 2016: AIMS Lab welcomes its first Ph.D. student. Welcome to the team, Pallabi Das!
  • Nov 2016: AIMS Lab started at IIT Bombay