Higher Studies

1. Choosing Higher Education: A Thorough Approach

Attended by about 85 students, covering various topics related to research, teaching, MS/PhD, Europe/US, research funding and so on. Panelists:

  • Kinshuk Sharma, design engineer at Apple and has a masters from Texas A&M University. He graduated with a B.Tech. degree from Roorkee in 2013

  • Vatsal Sanjay, Ph.D. Candidate at Physics of Fluids group Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

  • Prof Arup Das, Mech and Industrial Engineering Department, IIT Roorkee, PhD from IIT Kharagpur

  • Dimple Singhania, Product Specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Product management, has a Masters in Analytics from UC Irvine.

Recording: Higher Studies - IITR Alumni Mentorship Program

2. AMP Panel on Research

This seminar included a diverse panel of IIT Roorkee alumni who are pursuing their PhDs in different fields in top universities in different countries.


  • Akash Deep (BTech Production & Industrial Engg, 2017), pursuing a Ph.D. a the University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA.

  • Ananya Shrivastava (BTech Metallurgy, 2017) received Erasmus fellowship for master's in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. She is pursuing a Ph.D. at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany.

  • Anshika Maheshwari (BTech Biotechnology, 2017) is pursuing a Ph.D. at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany.

  • Dhiraj Indana (BTech Mechanical Engineering, 2017) is pursuing a Ph.D. at Stanford University

  • Rahul Jain (B.Sc. + M.Sc. Physics, 2018) is pursuing a PhD in Nuclear Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering at Michigan State University.

  • Vatsal Sanjay (B.Tech + M.Tech Mechanical Engineering, 2018) is pursuing a Ph.D. at Physics of Fluids Group at the University of Twente.

Recording: AMP panel on research