|Aakash Baglane: B.Tech (Production Engg), College of Engineering, Pune
Aakash is passionate about trying new things and discovering himself. He has worked with a Social Enterprise called Nazariya working to revive and re-contextualize the dying and extinct art forms, cultures and traditions of India. He is an amateur photographer and a passionate cricketer. A travel enthusiast at heart, who says: travel is my therapy!
|Akash Singh: BE (Biotechnology), Rizvi College of Engineering, Mumbai University
Akash has worked extensively on Biological Wastewater Treatment on projects including development of aerobic granules, developing programs for analysis of Wastewater plants etc. He is very passionate about learning different technologies and how they can make a difference at global scale. He is an avid reader, loves computers. A problem solver at heart, who says: if you have a problem, I’ll find a way to fix it!
|Lakshay Sethi: BE (Mechanical Engg) and MSc (Biology), BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Lakshay has worked on developing bio-concrete using microorganisms and industrial wastes from various sources. He has a knack for problem solving by getting into others shoes, highly adaptable and truly believes that journeys are much more important than the end goals. An avid foodie who loves to party and play basketball in addition to enjoying online gaming.
|Mohan Kumar S: MSc, PhD (Microbiology), Bangalore University
He has expertise in mushroom biotechnology and cultivation of mushrooms using agro-waste substrates and is keen on developing valuable products like Mycoleather and Biowax. He has been a Young Scientist Awardee from the Mycological Society of India and is also a BIRAC-GYTI appreciation awardee. He is passionate about science teaching, travelling, reading and doing science research in an affordable cost.
|Tushar Pawar: B.Tech (Production Engg), College of Engineering, Pune
M.Des (Product Design & Manufacturing), IISc, Bangalore
He is passionate about working on Waste to Value projects, where he has designed an Automatic Cashew Apple Juice Extraction Machine for farmers in Goa and an Automatic Poultry Cleaning Machine for broiler poultry farmers. He loves to explore life via his passion of poetry, Kayaking and believes in simplicity.