Goa: Preeti Jagadev, a research scholar at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa, has been listed among 25 renowned women scientists in optics across the globe for 2021 by the international society for optics and photonics (SPIE), USA. She is the only Indian to be featured in the list this year, and it has earned her praise from Union minister for education Ramesh Pokhriyal.Jagadev is a research scholar at NIT Goa’s department of electronics and communication engineering, and she is currently working in the area of human health monitoring using infrared thermography and artificial intelligence.
“The optics planner highlights the contribution of women who are making the world a better place through their scientific excellence women who are at the forefront of their disciplines, women who are making extraordinary discoveries, women who are using their platforms to elevate others. Jagadev being enlisted is a great pleasure, especially because SPIE includes scientists from NASA, the national research council (CNR), Italy, etc,” said Mugeraya.
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