Dr. Deepthy Menon, Professor of the Nanobioengineering group at Amrita School of Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ASNSMM), is conferred with the prestigious MRSI Medal by the Materials Research Society of India, in recognition of her significant contributions to the field of Materials Science and Engineering. The MRSI Medal was awarded by Prof. Krupanidhi, the President of MRSI, at the event held in IIT, Jodhpur, on 21 December 2022.
Dr. Deepthy completed her Master’s degree in Physics from Cochin University of Science & Technology and Doctoral degree in Physics in Materials Science from IISc, Bangalore. Later she gained her post-doctoral trainings from the Technical University of Eindhowen, Netherlands; National Cancer Institute, USA, and the International School of Photonics, CUSAT Dr. Deepthy has received several recognitions in her research career which includes the Young Research Award from International Union of Materials Research Society (1999), Young Scientist Fellowship from Department of Science & Technology [DST] (2002), Rapid Young Investigator grant from Department of Biotechnology [DBT] (2007) and BOYSCAST fellowship from Department of Science & Technology (2010). Her research group has produced more than 80 research publications, 45 conference presentations, 4 book chapters and 5 provisional or full patents.
Congratulations to Dr. Deepthy for her big academic achievement!