International honour for University of Hyderabad scholar, faculty

Ashutosh Kumar and Dr Geeta Vemuganti invited to varsities in London and the USA to present papers on literature and science

By Author  |  Published: 18th Apr 2019  9:02 pm

Ashutosh Kumar, a PhD scholar under the supervision of Prof Gajendra Kumar Pathak in the Department of Hindi, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad (UoH), has received an invite to the British Library at London for one-and-a-half months on ICSSR Grant for Data collection.

He will be delivering a lecture at SOAS (South Asia Institute), the University of London, on “Banned Hindi Poetry and Folklore” on April 24.

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Similarly, Prof Geeta K Vemuganti, from the School of Medical Sciences, UoH, has been invited to NASA Ames Research Center, USA, to present her science research seminar titled “Stem Cell Research in Ophthalmology: Experience to Extrapolation” on May 8.

Dr Geeta has authored 230 papers in journals of international repute and has guided several doctoral students in both basic and applied research projects, apart from receiving numerous honours for her achievements over the years.