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IIT-G Professor gets Vigyan Prasar recognition

Mandal has been working in the domain of ‘regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, which is a highly interdisciplinary translational research domain that deals with the body’s ability to repair, heal and regenerate. 

GUWAHATI:

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati’s Prof Biman B Mandal, a DST Swarna Jayanti Fellow, has been recognised by Vigyan Prasar among 75 Scientists Shaping Today’s India.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh released the coffee-table book published by Vigyan Prasar titled “75 under 50: Scientists Shaping Today’s India” on the occasion of National Science Day.

This book explores the personal lives and professional accomplishments of 75 scientists, providing an in-depth look at the diversity surrounding them, such as their differing backgrounds, reasons for becoming scientists, obstacles they faced, and their work in different disciplines.

Mandal has been working in the domain of ‘regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, which is a highly interdisciplinary translational research domain that deals with the body’s ability to repair, heal and regenerate.

This field has tremendous applicability being directly associated with human health, welfare and has the potential to contribute towards addressing an unmet world problem related to ‘organ shortages’.

His team has so far published 160 highly cited high-impact research articles in prestigious journals, filed 23 patents, and licensed 3 technologies with 1 product in the market.

Born in Purulia district of West Bengal, Mandal graduated from Presidency College, Kolkata, and completed his master’s from the Department of Biotechnology, HP University, Shimla.

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