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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’.

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.

Sports During CoVID-19

The sporting industry has been one of the worst affected due to the global pandemic, with a dip in viewership, a loss of investment and a lack of willingness by players to resume training. As fans remain apprehensive about the future of their favourite sports, players and managers prepare themselves for new safety regulations, along with the atmosphere of isolation that will surround games in the future.

Manipal Students Win Big at MIT COVID-19 Challenge

Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently organised an international virtual Hackathon to tackle the major problems related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Two teams with students hailing from Manipal Institute of Technology placed first in their respective tracks by building innovative solutions and tackling real-world problems effectively.

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