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Bhaskar Das- The only Indian selected for Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2016

Mar 2016 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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Bhaskar Das, a student of National Institute of Design (NID), Gandhinagar got selected for UK’s prestigious Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship. Bhaskar Das is a post graduate student and is among the 18 students selected across the globe from various design, management and technology schools.

Das had submitted a 90-second-video on how a system can be designed taking circular economy as a baseline. After that, he also cleared the interview round and got globally shortlisted for the fellowship.

Das will go to London in June on a fully paid 7 days Summer School on Circular Economy. He will also have to submit a project on the circular economy at the end of the fellowship.Bhaskar das will be accompanied by his mentor Pravin Nahar, a faculty of Industrial Design in NID.

Read More about Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship 2016

This year 18 students and their mentors will take part in the programme:

  • 14 from Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship Partner Universities,
  • 2 from the Pioneer University programme (University College London and Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • 2 Wildcard winners: One from Nottingham Trent University and One from Strathclyde University, UK.

2016 Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship Students:

  • Bhaskarjyoti Das – National Institute of Design, India
  • Antonio Russo - MIP Politecnico di Milano
  • Cheng Hu – Tongji University
  • Efren Chavez Ochoa - Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Elena Khishchenko – Imperial College London
  • Grace Kane – Delft University of Technology
  • Jack Bo Chung – University of California Berkeley
  • Joshua Macabuag – University College London
  • Lijin Chin – Cranfield University
  • Naga Srujana Goteti – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Peter Lowe – Stanford University
  • Priyanka Chatterjee – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Serena Pozza – Yale University
  • Terence Steinberg – London Business School
  • Tolu Odusanya – Royal College of Art
  • Yun Law-Koun – KEDGE Business School
  • Jack Barrie -- University of Strathclyde – Wildcard winner

 Students & Mentors will be awarded Fellowship worth 10,000 British Pound each.


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