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Vidya Kishore

Additive Manufacturing for Energy


Supervising Faculty: Chad Duty

Vidya holds a Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook) and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, India. During Master’s, Vidya worked with Dr. Koga’s research group predominantly studying polymeric thin films using microscopic techniques. Previously, as a part of her senior year thesis, she worked on an industrial research and development project in India aimed at developing epoxy/carbon nanotube composites for abrasive applications. As a Bredesen Center fellow, Vidya intends to work on developing novel nanocomposites for clean energy applications.


Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering - Stony Brook University, NY

Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering - Anna University, Chennai, India

Awards and Recognitions

  • Gold medalist, Anna University
  • Undergraduate merit scholarship (2008-2011)
  • Budding Bright Engineer Award 2009, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, India


Kishore V, Muralidharan N, Gupta P, Gopal V, Kennedy X. Comparative study of two functionalization techniques for developing MWCNT-epoxy composites with enhanced mechanical and electrical properties. International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 5 No.11, 1854-1859, Nov 2013.

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