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Hi and welcome! I’m Chetana, a Namma Bengaluru girl with nothing more than curiosity, a laptop and many dreams. Welcome to my little closet – a space where I let my ideas splish, splash and splatter.

If I can make you smile or ignite a tiny spark of inspiration, then my job is done here. Why don’t you grab a cup of chai and stay for a while?

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Apart from the random writing that I do, I am also a writer at the Science Media Center at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

I get to write about the latest researches in various Indian research institutions. Its been a great experience as it not only helps me stay up-to-date with the development in science but also meet the amazing scientists and teachers. The curiosity and the love for science in them is always so infectious. Most of my articles are here.

Dr. Saptarshi Basu: Swarnajayanti Fellowship Awardee 2013-14

Dr. Saptarshi Basu, an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), is an eminent researcher in the area of experimental thermal and fluid sciences. He has vast experience in various optical diagnostics techniques, such as laser-induced fluorescence, Rayleigh scattering and laser induced incandescence. His research focuses on …

IISc developing a microscope to simultaneously study surface features and material properties

The advancements in material technology have necessitated the development of sophisticated instruments to study materials at the scale of atoms and molecules. One such popular instrument is an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). It measures and controls the forces from the surface atoms of a substance- also called the sample. A spatial map of these regulated …

About

who i am

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been coming up with ideas or projects or goals to take on. I find a lot of satisfaction in creating something new and seeing it through until the end. I like to keep it simple, I love to constantly be learning and growing as a person.

I’m happiest when I’m with my family and friends.

I’m a perfectionist. I am a night-person. I love dogs and cats. I like to laugh and love.

I am an Engineer by training, a Business Analyst by profession and an Artist by heart. I am mostly found sketching, singing, dancing or watching movies and TV shows. Oh yes, also photography. I am a curious soul who loves to try new things especially those that sharpen my creative side.

And.. that pretty much sums it up!