PRIYANKA HAS A passion for the environment. After acquiring a Master’s in Environmental
Sciences from Panjab University, she started on her PhD. Her research is cuttingedge and focusses primarily
on environmental nanobiotechnology. She has been a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Nanotechnology, Northwestern University,
Chicago, as well as a volunteer research scholar for the Children’s Memorial Research Centre, Chicago. She has also won innovation awards from a host of forums, including the prestigious DST- Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme 2012.