We are kicking off this semester with another lab BBQ at Hunt Park - lots of food, laughs, and Rachel's "Charty Party" is still in fashion.
Many thanks to Prof. Srinivas Reddy for inviting and organizing a seminar visit at IIT-Madras, Mechanical Engineering. Was so happy to meet and chat with so many spirited students and postdocs. Especially enjoyed visiting Dr. Reddy's impressive lab facilities focusing on concentrating solar power research and chatting with Dr. Goyal and his research group.
Rohini gave an invited talk titled "Thermal Transport and Chemical Phenomena in Solar Reactors: Enabling Sun to Heat, Fuels and Nutrients" at the Department of Chemical Engineering in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Had a great experience interacting with many faculty and students in the Chemical and Mechanical Engineering Departments -- impressive facilities and lots of interesting research directions.