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A Titan of the Industry—Sitting Down with Banmali Agrawala

A giant of the energy industry, a graduate of Harvard Business School, the President of Infrastructure, Defense, and Aerospace at Tata Sons—Banmali Agrawala has done it all. We at The Post were fortunate to get a short interview with Mr Banmali Agrawala as a part of The Manipal Conclave 2020, and this is what he had to say regarding technology, higher education, and the aerospace industry.

The Rising Star of Bollywood—Sitting Down with Ahsaas Channa

Starring in eminent Bollywood films and highly binge-watched web series, garnering millions of followers on Instagram—Ahsaas Channa has done it all at just 21-years-old. This charismatic and talented actress has captured hearts all over the country through her work on and off-screen. The MIT Post had a session with her during The Manipal Conclave 2020, and this is where the conversation led.

Hacking COVID—Sitting Down with Pranav Agrawal

A series of virtual hackathons hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims at creating solutions to improve problems that have arisen during the pandemic. Pranav Agrawal and his winning team ‘Ulinzi’ designed ‘Sterilo’—a pliable surface that can be used to sterilise contact points in hospitals. We, at The MIT Post, had the opportunity to interview Agarwal on his experiences at the 48-hour virtual event ‘India: Turning the Tide’.

A Brew of Realities—Sitting down with Faizan Akhtar

On 13th September, 2020 the student council of MIT, Manipal organised a technical talk on mixed reality with one of Microsoft’s Learn Student Ambassadors, Faizan Akhtar. A man of subtle humor and moralistic ideals, the mixed reality evangelist sat down with The MIT Post as he enlightened us with his experiences.

Suit Up! —Sitting Down with Noyal Babu

As the Manipal COVID Challenge came to a close, four students advised by two mentors emerged winners with their Hybrid Bio-Suit. Reducing the rising problems that come with plastic PPE kits, the suit uses biodegradable polymers, minimising plastic waste while maintaining the same safety levels against the deadly virus.