More stories

  • PulpWorks offers compostable products, molded from 100 percent post-consumer waste paper and agriculture.

  • The Internet Saathi initiative teaches rural women to use and benefit from the Internet.

  • Hamsa Balakrishnan develops algorithms to reduce airport congestion.

  • MIT researchers develop a decision-making tool for global classrooms looking to deploy educational technologies.

  • Exchange program alumnus Rahul Khot involves schoolchildren in India’s rural areas in documenting animals and rare species.

  • Fulbrighter Alex Todorovic-Jones studies how people and nature are adapting to climate change in the Himalayas.

  • Fulbright and Hubert Humphrey fellow Shubhalaxmi Vaylure strives to raise environmental awareness through innovative educational programs.

  • American Fulbright scholar Farshid S. Ahrestani talks about his ongoing efforts to preserve India’s wildlife and their habitats. 

  • Reid Deaver, facility manager at the Resource Conservation Unit of the U.S. Embassy New Delhi, talks about the greening initiatives being undertaken on its facilities.

  • TeamIndus is the only Indian team competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE global competition to place a robot on the Moon for explorations. 

  • The UC Davis ADVANCE program aims to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. 

  • Sidhant Pai, Indian environmental engineer and Ph.D. student at MIT, has developed three projects focused on waste recycling solutions, air pollution monitoring and education of underserved communities.

  • MIT researchers are developing mobile torrefaction technology that can convert biomass into clean-burning fuel, unlocking potential income for farmers.

  • The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC)-India works to expand access to reliable and affordable energy, while reducing pollution to provide a cleaner, healthier environment.