Rank No 1.)"Biomimicking of natural cylindrical shells with foam cores: Applications in structural elements" 
                    The Team : Abraham William Carey G, Nikitaa Sivaakumar, Ramya Sundar

Rank No 2.)"Packet transmission in a network inspired from veins of leaves."
                  (we dont have team names . The ppt name is : Vaishnavi_inspinature.pptx)

Rank No 3.) "Project Dirtworm. A Blue Frog initiative"
                     Team : Adithya Vikram Skathivel and Jeswin Williams




Prashant Dhawan, Co-founder Biomimicry India Network

Prashant is the Co-founder of the Biomimicry India Network. He holds a degree in Architecture from SPA Delhi , a PGP from ISB Hyderabad and he is currently pursuing the Biomimicry Professional Certification Program from the Biomimicry Institute, USA (2013 cohort) . In his 21 years of work experience Prashant has been an entrepreneur-practitioner apart from working with a range of firms in various roles where he was involved in diverse projects ranging from documenting the Alchi Monastry in Ladak, being the Campus Architect for the expansion of Dyal Singh College in Delhi, developing ‘Zest’ for Mahindra Holidays to working as Head of Campus Development at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements. He is one of the few architects who provided design services in the walled city (Shajahanabad) in Delhi. He has also written on issues related to design and especially human centered design.

Prashant prefers to call himself an amateur researcher of issues related to sustainable happiness and well being.


Seema Anand, Co-founder Biomimicry India Network

Seema Anand is a Biomimicry Specialist (Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, USA, 2011) & a practicing Architect in Bangalore.  She spent  initial part of her career discovering, learning and working on vernacular architecture, which ingeniously uses only local resources in the built environs. After a short stint in conservation architecture she in now involved in large scale urban projects and issues. With a focus on working towards sustainable habitats, she considers Biomimicry as a ‘lighthouse’ that will guide her approach to design and problem solving. She consults and teaches biomimicry approach in the field of design. She is a visiting faculty in RV College of Architecture, Bangalore, India. Some of the prestigious places where she has taught biomimicry include Tongji University, National Institute of Design, Bangalore and Shristi school of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore.

She is the co-founder of “Biomimicry India Network”, a network which aims to spread awareness and catalyze biomimicry in India. She is also the co-founder of “Biomimicry India Lab and Studio”, a company which consults and undertakes research in the field of biomimicry




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