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The Size of the Future

A visit with Shubhra Gangopadhyay, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

By Jessica Huang
Published: - Topics: nanotechnology research lab molecules nano particles

Gangopadhyay’s Background

Topics: science students

When it came time for Gangopadhyay to earn her PhD, she decided she wanted to attend a prestigious school, India Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. “It was a major step for my family to let me go,” she says. Convincing her father was the hard part; he didn’t want his daughter living more than 1,000 kilometers away. But Gangopadhyay was stubborn and told him she wouldn’t accept a “no.” He finally agreed, so long as she agreed to stay with an uncle who lived in Kharagpur.