OUR FOUNDERS

Pankaj Jain

PhD, Molecular Biophysics (MBU), IISc

Pankaj was trying to understand the evolution of protein folding for his PhD from IISc and did a Post-Doc in Neuroscience of stress at InStem, Bangalore. He has been volunteering in govt. schools for 7 years and is ‘Mentor for Change’ for ATLs.

Tarun Choubisa

PhD, Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE), IISc

He developed WSN for intrusion classification using machine learning for his PhD from IISc. Mission10X Dale Carnegie certification for High Impact Teaching Skills and 'Mentor for Change' for ATLs.

Our Extended Team

Ashwin Guha

R&D Consultant


Ashwin has completed his PhD at the Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc on spectral theory for hypergraphs. He completed his Masters at IISc and his B.Tech at NIT-Trichy. He is an ardent student of mathematics and has handled classes for a diverse group, from middle school students to masters students. He was the Subject Topper for Secondary School Maths at Teaching Professionals Olympiad 2018, organized by CENTA.



Jayabharathy R.

Facilitator
R&D Consultant

Jayabharathy is finishing her PhD at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, IISc ...on the behaviour of blackbuck antelope. While pursuing research she got interested in alternative schooling philosophy and assisted for a year in a waldorf kindergarten in Bangalore. She is interested in exploring ways to make learning a creative and engaging process.



Mrinal Shah

R&D Consultant


Mrinal did her PhD in microbiology from Mechanobiology ...Institute at the National University of Singapore. During and since her PhD she has worked with several science education and communication platforms. She has received training in curriculum design and pedagogies. She has interviewed many Indian women scientists and written articles.



Shiv Kumar

Facilitator
R&D Consultant

Math teaching and pedagogy is an area of my interest. ...I want to ensure that every student of mathematics realises its beauty: the beauty which has been attracting some of the best minds of the humanity.



Manohar G M

Facilitator
R&D Consultant

Manohar has completed his M.Sc. in BioTechnology ...from Jnana Bharathi, Bengaluru. He is the secretary for halliLabs, an NGO for inculcating scientific temperament in a fun way which also emphasizes inquiry based learning among rural kids of all age groups. He occasionally conducts workshops on research-based teaching methods for college lecturers. He is a freelance science writer for Research Matters.



Shravan S K

R&D Consultant


He has completed his B.E. from BMSCE and has worked on VM Placement .... in Data Centres for his Masters in IISc. He has been volunteering in govt schools since 3 years.