Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Five students from IIT Indore have been conferred with the thirty sixth Young Scientist Congress Award by MP Council of Science and Technology. The students who stood first within the class are Nitin Tiwari, Shivam Singh, Nikhil Kumar and (*5*) S Mayank Kumar Singh stood second within the class.
Nitin bagged the award in civil engineering conducting research in micro-mechanical efficiency analysis of expansive soil bio-treated with indigenous micro organism utilizing MICP technique.
Shivam received the award in earth and atmospheric sciences for research on spatio-temporal distribution of atmospheric rivers and their affiliation with massive scale local weather oscillations. Nikhil was awarded for research on probabilistic evaluation of local weather extremes in India: Past and Future in Environmental Sciences.