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I am excited about effective communication of science both to the peer academic community and the ‘public’.Most of my extra-curricular activities have focused on communicating science and helping other communicate more effectively.

Consultant, Center for Oral, Written and Visual Communication, Rice University (2014- present)

  • Mentored undergraduate and graduate students across disciplines in effective oral (research/course presentations) and written (journal articles, essays) communication

Contributor, The Conversation (2014-present)

  • Wrote ‘science news’ format articles for the public, based on recent research studies

Blog Team Member, Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (2014)

Organizer, Scientific Communication Course for PhD students, IIT Kanpur (2011, 12) 

  • Initiated a course on manuscript preparation and seminar delivery by Dr. Geoff Hyde 

Co-founder and Chief Editor, NERD (Campus Science Magazine), IIT Kanpur (2008-10)

Besides, I have been involved with other extra-curricular activities –