Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, during September 14 to 30 2019

"I would like to thank you for your partial financial support under the scheme of IITR Students for Visiting Institutions Abroad. This support helped me a lot financially for the visit at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Germany. During this visit I have done experiments related to my research work and I got the idea to set up our lab here at IIT Roorkee."


Preeti Gahtori
Research Scholar
Department of Chemistry


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, during June 09, 2019 to July 04, 2019

"In summery I would like to say that this program was very beneficial in creating new collaborations for future scientific endeavors. Participating teams from India and USA has performed some new experiments and explored the possibility of MoSe2 and MoSe2/G, WS2 and Ru@WS2 for gas sensing application. Moreover, teams are still collaborating on some other project that can come up with some positive results.

Conclusively we would like to thank DORA office for giving us this opportunity to learn new techniques and fostering new relations."


Keerti Rathi
Research Scholar
Centre of Nanotechnology


The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, during October 30, 2019 to December 01, 2019

"I had the pleasure to work with renowned biochemist Prof. Lindsay Eltis as a visiting research scholar in his Lab at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. It has been wonderful to learn about cutting-edge technologies in highly advanced Laboratory. The visit has helped me immensely as I have grown as a research scholar and student of the world of science.

I sincerely thank DORA office, IIT Roorkee for providing partial support for my research visit from 29th Oct, 2019- 1st Dec, 2019. I highly recommend visiting students to pursue the scheme."


Jai Krishna Mahto
Research Scholar
Department of Biotechnology


KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden during August 17, 2019 To January 15, 2020

"Semester exchange is the best thing happened to me till date and the dream of living and traveling Europe that too for a period of more than 5 months would not have been possible without support of DORA IIT Roorkee. I met lot of people from all around the world, made lot of friends, studied in a very evolved curriculum all these things helped my overall personality development. I sincerely thanks Dora office for their support."



Vipul Seth
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden during August 17, 2019 To January 15, 2020

"Living in one of the largest and the most beautiful Scandinavian city, Stockholm is fascinating yet challenging. I got an opportunity to attend a semester exchange program at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden for Fall 2019-20. The exchange program was impactful both in terms of the skills that I gained in a foreign land and the knowledge that I received studying in one of the world’s most renowned institutions. The cost of living was expensive but luckily, I was able to manage because of the help and partial financial support of DORA, IIT Roorkee. I am confident that this experience will stimulate my professional and personal growth in the desired direction."



Swarnima Dhabriya
Chemical Engineering



KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden during January 15, 2019 to June 6, 2019

"I was selected for the semester exchange program at KTH Royal Institue of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden for the spring semester of the academic year of 2019-20. Looking back at the time as an exchange student at KTH, I couldn’t be more grateful for this unique opportunity to learn and grow in such a multicultural and stimulating environment. In terms of academics, I really enjoyed the variety and the engaging structure of courses offered. I also got to explore the research field in Mechanical Engineering.

I am very thankful to the Dean of Resources and Alumni Affairs, IIT Roorkee for the financial support provided."



Saumia Singhal
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering