Dr. Merlin Lopus Secures First Prize for Poster Presentation

Sun, 18th Feb, 2024 - 06:30 pm

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Merlin Lopus, DST Women Scientist mentored by Dr. Deepak Jaiswal in the Department of ESSENCE, has clinched the first prize for her outstanding poster titled "Fast-growing Miyawaki Forests as Nature-Based Solutions to the Climate Crisis." This remarkable achievement took place at the Symposium on Advanced Technologies and Visionary Approach (SATVA) 2024 held at IIT Palakkad on February 2-3, 2024.

Dr. Lopus collaborated with a dedicated team, including Mr. Anirban R (ATREE Bangalore), Ms. Sruthi Surendran, Mr. Amit Kushwaha (IIT Palakkad), Mr. K. A. Sreejith (KFRI), and talented summer interns from IISER Tirupati - Ms. Akhila K. C, Ms. Anna G, Ms. Saranja P, and Ms. Sethulakshmi N. This groundbreaking work reinforces our commitment to addressing the climate crisis through innovative research and collaborative efforts.

Congratulations to Dr. Merlin Lopus and the entire team for their outstanding contribution!