IVLP alumna Shruti Pandalai talks about the challenges of dealing with fake news and misleading information.
Navigating the Information Landscape
IVLP alumnus Prateek Waghre talks about the changing information ecosystem and the role of the media and academia in keeping news real.
Disinformation circulates in a variety of ways online and is often difficult to detect. Watch to find out more about the history of disinformation, its effects, and tips to spot it in your own newsfeed.
A (S)Quad of Good Fellows
Three Indian Quad Fellows use their STEM education to find innovative solutions for social good.
USAID is working with the Indian Railways on the network’s transition to net zero energy by 2030.
Making Communities Water Secure
A water-from-air kiosk launched by USAID and Maithri Aquatech makes clean water a shared resource.
Making Learning Accessible
A Nexus-trained start-up uses text messages and WhatsApp to bridge the digital divide.
Mars Rover ‘Opportunity’ in Chennai
A full-scale model of NASA’s Mars Rover “Opportunity,” built by Cornell University students, has been on display at the American Center in Chennai.
Living Among the Stars
Indian American NASA scientist Madhulika Guhathakurta talks about her study of the Sun, its effects on Earth and how the Sun shapes space weather.
Exemplifying Shared Ambitions
Numerous Indian Americans came to the U.S. as students before going on to lead major U.S. tech firms.
Lucknow’s Energy-Efficient Housing
USAID works with the Lucknow Development Authority to construct sustainable and energy-efficient houses.
Making Kids Internet-Ready
Digital safety expert Brooke Istook speaks about online sexual abuse of children, how to prevent it and how families can support victims.
Access-ing Space Through Education
Four Access program alumni from India learn about space exploration in an exchange program at the University of Alabama.
Invest Small for Large Gains
Wonder Wagen helps vehicle fleet owners make key business decisions and save operational costs by delivering real-time data.
NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan announces more than 30 new partnerships between U.S. and Indian institutes for deeper ties through bilateral research.
Inventor and MIT Media Lab professor Ramesh Raskar talks about how his high-tech inventions and initiatives can help solve real-world problems.
Drones Help Diagnose TB Patients…
A USAID-supported drone project is helping bolster TB diagnosis in hard-to-reach areas by delivering samples quickly to laboratories for testing.
Blended Financing for Health Innovation
Blending financing can offset risk, attract multipartner investment and scale up innovations for wide-reaching impact.
A View From Space
Indian American astronaut Raja Chari spent 177 days on the International Space Station, where he conducted his first spacewalk and had a bird’s-eye view of Earth’s atmosphere.
Webb Telescope Shows Dazzling Cosmic…
The lens of the James Webb Space Telescope offers a rare glimpse of the universe in all its glory. Learn how this helps scientists.
Chilling With Green Technology
University of Utah graduate Akash Agarwal’s New Leaf Dynamic Technologies offers GreenCHILL, an off-grid refrigeration system for farmers in rural and remote locations in India.
Leonite Labs’ high-efficiency lithium batteries power electric vehicles in a market that is rapidly expanding to accommodate efficient alternatives.
Electric Bikes: Fueling the Future
Emote Electric offers an effective and ecologically safe alternative to petrol-run bikes.
Bengaluru-based Simpa Networks sells solar-as-a-service to energy-poor households and micro-enterprises in rural India.
A Cool Idea
American start-up Promethean Power Systems offers novel thermal energy-based rapid chilling solutions to dairy farmers in India.
Powered by Tides
The water wing technology designed by Brown University engineers represents a new frontier in renewable energy.
Learn About Carbon Capture
What's the difference between carbon capture and carbon removal? Learn more about both emerging technologies here.
Bridging the Gender Digital Divide
WomenConnect Challenge India expands business opportunities for women and empowers them to uplift themselves and their communities.
A multi-institutional team led by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has demonstrated that sugarcane can be genetically enhanced to increase the amount of oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production.
Hydrotec Solutions’ solar-powered water purification system provides communities with 24/7 safe drinking water on a pay-per-use basis.
Progress in U.S.-India energy cooperation has boosted our economies and contributed benefits ranging from electrifying factories and powering the transport of agricultural products to improving the comfort and safety of our homes.
Exploring the Nano World
Sabu Thomas, a participant in the 2017 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar, works on using nanotechnology to develop useful products in diverse sectors.
Empowering Through Technology
The Internet Saathi initiative teaches rural women to use and benefit from the Internet.
Training for the Future
At Kanpur’s Indian Institute of Technology 200 students use the Computer Centre every day for training, course projects and research.
Breath of Life
Millennium Alliance awardee Coeo Labs offers solutions to prevent deaths due to infant respiratory distress syndrome and ventilator-associated pneumonia in low-resource settings in India
The Spirit of Recycling
IVLP alumnus Mathew Jose’s multifaceted waste management enterprise Paperman moves India toward greater sustainability.
Solving Water Woes
The innovative Bhungroo irrigation system, developed by Fulbright Scholar Trupti Jain’s social enterprise, helps farmers prosper in the face of climate change.
Khethworks builds reliable, solar-powered irrigation systems that enable small-plot farmers to cultivate their land throughout the year and generate more income.
Sampriti Bhattacharyya has developed underwater drones that could help in rescue missions and explorations, as well as prevent radiation leakage under the sea.
A New Frontier in Space
NISAR, a joint Earth-observing mission between NASA and ISRO, aims to measure changes in our planet's surface and study natural hazards and global environmental change.
Reaching for the Stars
Indian American astrophysicist Madhulika Guhathakurta talks about her interest in astrophysics and her incredible body of work at NASA.
Empowering the Future
USAID India’s Greening the Grid program aims to integrate large-scale, variable renewable energy into India's existing power grid.
Science, Technology, Environment, and Space
The importance of our shared leadership will only grow in the coming decades as we work together to address opportunities such as artificial intelligence and space exploration, and challenges such as ensuring clean air, providing access to clean water, and protecting wildlife.