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IIT Madras team comes up with device that generates potable water out of thin air, The Indian Express, July 10, 2019
Excerpts: “The inspiration for atmospheric water harvesting.....”

Using Nanotech, Chennai Engineers Are Producing Potable Water From Thin Air!, The Better India, June 28, 2019
Excerpts: “A person with an Atmospheric Water Generator at home can ensure a timely.....”

Producing water out of thin air, Business Line, June 24, 2019
Excerpts: “VayuJal has developed atmospheric generators that make potable water.....”

Nano Future, The Times of India, April 08, 2019
Excerpts: “Nano technology will revolutionise the diagnosis.....”

Chennai college celebrates star alumnus Gemini Ganesan, The Times of India, March 19, 2019
Excerpts: “endowment lecture was ‘Science — a way of Life’ delivered by Prof. T. Pradeep.....”

2019 Edition Of Asian Scientist 100 Announced, Asian Scientist Magazine, March 04, 2019
Excerpts: “Asia has risen rapidly to become a vibrant hub of cutting-edge research.....”

Punjab CM launches water supply, sewerage schemes worth Rs 197 crore, News and Analysis from India, March 04, 2019
Excerpts: “Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones of three surface water .....”

The Table that defines chemistry turns 150, The Hindu, February 09, 2019
Excerpts: “The majestic table of elements that hangs on the walls of chemistry classrooms .....”

IIT Madras Professor T. Pradeep elected to Two Global Academies, INFODEA, December 20, 2018
Excerpts: “He has developed technologies that deliver clean water to 9 million people......”

These six startups are making drinking water more accessible to Indians, inventiva, September 15, 2018
Excerpts: “India is facing the worst kind of water scarcity in its history ......”

Research for change, The Hindu, September 29, 2018
Excerpts: “The cost of removing arsenic is less than two to five paise per litre of water ......”

IIT rolls out water purifier, DTNext, April 18, 2018
Excerpts: “Backed by government programmes, Indian entrepreneurs are overcoming ......”

Unsustainable use in farming depleting groundwater, The Times of India, June 07, 2017
Excerpts: “If efficient methods of water purification are developed, then the issue of groundwater......”

Gold for India, smith JOURNAL, vol. 22, Autumn 2017
Excerpts: “Alchemy is a pseudoscientific system that reached its zenith in medival Europe......”

IIT-M develops cheaper device to purify water, Deccan Chronicle, January 16, 2017
Excerpts: “It can replace reverse osmosis in a much cheaper way. A lot of pressure...”

Producing 2,000 litres of water at 140 paise per litre through renewable energy?, The Hindu, December 15, 2016
Excerpts: “To make water at two cents a litre is audacious...”

Team With a Midas Touch: Silver Nanoparticles Turned to Gold and Vice Versa by IIT Team, NATURE WORLD NEWS, November 12, 2016
Excerpts: “India has surprisingly transformed silver nanoparticles into gold and......”

With $18 million funding, IIT Madras professor breaks the glass ceiling, The Hindu, July 16, 2016
Excerpts: “I am glad that technologies from academic labs are getting venture funding in units of millions of dollars...”

InnoNano raises $18 mn in funding, The Times of India, May 10, 2016
Excerpts: “ The 8-year-old IIT Madras incubated startup's journey began about 15 years back when Pradeep and his ex-student were dabbling in nanotechnology...”

IIT-M incubated firm gets $18 million funding, The Hindu, May 10, 2016
Excerpts: “ The clean water tech firm plans labs and offices in North America, Asia and Africa...”

Water tech incubated at IIT draws $18mn investment from US firm, Indian Express, May 10, 2016
Excerpts: “ In an attempt to make affordable clean drinking water reach very nook and corner of the country...”

Rs 118cr funding for IIT-Madras incubated firm, DT Next, May 9, 2016
Excerpts: “ InnoNano Research, a clean water technology company incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)...”

Karnataka Invites Nanotech Ventures, Indian Express, March 4, 2016
Excerpts: “ The government will continue to create a conducive ecosystem for investment...”

Use nanotechnology to help people, Times of India, March 4, 2016
Excerpts: “ In India, a research scientist and his team are manipulating invisible matter in ways that could quietly disrupt...”

Tiny particles with mega impacts, The Source Magazine, February 29, 2016
Excerpts: “ In India, a research scientist and his team are manipulating invisible matter in ways that could quietly disrupt...”

Clean Water: America’s Next Civil Rights Battle?, The Take Away, February 15, 2016
Excerpts: “ What India can teach America about clean drinking water...”

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Indian scientists develop low-cost arsenic water filter, The ThirdPole.net, January 22, 2016
Excerpts: “ While historians continue to debate whether arsenic toxicity killed Napoleon Bonaparte...”

This water purifier provides arsenic free water at just 5 paise a litre: IIT-M’s gift to the nation, The Better India, December 16, 2015
Excerpts: “ In 2013, a group of researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) developed an affordable nano...”

Centre to adopt IITM's tech, The Hindu, December 15, 2015
Excerpts: “ The union ministry of drinking water and sanitation has proposed to adopt the nanotechnology...”

Centre approves nationwide use of IIT-M water purifier, ETHealthworld.com, December 15, 2015
Excerpts: “ Chennai: A nanotechnology-based water purifier developed by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras...”

Central approves nation wide use of IITM water purifier, Times of India, December 15, 2015
Excerpts: “A nanotechnology based water purifier developed by Indian Institute of Technology Madras...”

When ace scienties turn rookie entrepreneurs, Economic Times, November 26, 2015
Excerpts: “Scientists of distinction are settingup companies but with a difference to help solve difficult problems...”

India’s chemistry challenges, Chemistry world, February 3, 2015
Excerpts: “A research team led by Thalappil Pradeep with the nanoscience unit, chemistry department...”

Nanotechnology can even provide solutions to everyday problems, The Hindu, December 6, 2014
Excerpts: “A tea stall is not what you may expect at an exhibition of cutting-edge nanotechnology...”

Clean Water: A $16 solution, CNN, September 11, 2014
Excerpts: “Could there be a $16 answer to the global challenge of clean drinking water...”

IITM's Brainchild Purifies Water for a Lakh People, New Indian Express, July 22, 2014
Excerpts: “The Nanotechonology based low cost purifier...”

The Lure of Water, Fortune India, June 1, 2014
Excerpts: “Water is provided free or at a nominal price...”

Walking on Water, Immerse (Shaastra 2014), Jan 4, 2014
Excerpts: “Saving lives though Nanotechnology. A completely Indian water purifier...”

Reaching out to the mass, Nano Digest, Jan 1, 2014
Excerpts: “Technology has always been developed for the benefit of human beings!...”

Professor uses nanotechnology to build affordable water filter, Rediff.com, June 17, 2013
Excerpts: “If you can provide clean water, you have provided solution for almost everything...”

Silver nanoparticles to purify water, Column Centimeter, June 17, 2013
Excerpts: “The purifier first removes microbial contaminants...”

Water nanofilter 'could cut diarrhoea-related deaths', SciDev.Net, June 7, 2013
Excerpts: “The device emits silver ions to kill water-based microbes...”

Affordable water purification using silver nanoparticles, The Hindu, May 10, 2013
Excerpts: “The consumer can use the filter for a year before reactivating it...”

Composite nanomaterials purify drinking water affordably, Materials 360, May 10, 2013
Excerpts: “I've been on this dream for quite some time, it's a very big thing for me...”

Cheap nanotech filter cleard hazardous microbes and chemicals from drinking water, Scientific American, May 9, 2013
Excerpts: “This is a room-temperature green synthesis, which means it can be deployed in any part of the world...”

Bright lights of IIT Madras devise wonder water filter, India Today, May 9, 2013
Excerpts: “The purifier first removes microbial contaminants and then other contaminants such as arsenic and lead ...”

Nanotech for a glass of clean drinking water, India Links, May 9, 2013
Excerpts: “The consumer can use the filter for a year before reactivating it...”

Bengal Arsenic Test for IIT Purifier, The Telegraph, May 8, 2013
Excerpts: “'Rs. 120-a-year' clean water....”

Nano-scientists develop new kind of portable water purification system, Phys.org, May 7, 2013
Excerpts: “The result is an extremely inexpensive portable water purification device...”

IIT students develop low cost water filter, Deccan Herald, May 7,2013
Excerpts: “Availability of safe drinking water at the point of use can save many lives...”

Affordable safe drinking water, Nature India, May 7, 2013
Excerpts: “We had to look at several problems with water...”

Nanoparticle tech could bring clean water to rural poor, Live Science, May 6, 2013
Excerpts: “We had to look at several problems with water...”

IIT-M develops low-cost nano purifier, The Hindu, February 2013
Excerpts: “Over the next few years, we hope it will benefit at least 10 percent of people...”

Nanotechnology for clean water: Facts and figures, SciDev.Net, November 2012
Excerpts: “Nanotechnology could help give millions clean drinking water...”

Green chemistry, clean earth, Deccan Herald, October 2012
Excerpts: “Graphene, the fascinating new additions into the carbon family, is opening up...”

Govt mulls IIT-made plants for arsenic-free water in Murshidabad, The Statesman, September 2012
Excerpts: “The state government has found a low-cost option for installing anti-arsenic drinking water plants...”

IIT funds for innovative start-ups, The Hindhu, March 2011  (pdf)
Excerpts: “The objective of the incubation venture fund at IIT Madras is to energize...”

Science is ageless but our scientist must be younger, Times of India, January 2011
Excerpts: “Interaction of nanotechnology with biology has produced some exciting result and can be used to create new materials .The bio-nano interface could help solve problems of water, food, health and environment ”

Nanotech for Societal Bottom, Technology Review, February 2010
Excerpts: “India cannot afford to miss the nanotech bus...”

Nano has opened new doors to solve problems, Nano Digest, February 2010
Excerpts: “I do science as my personal existence...”

Nanotechnology is the discipline of convergence, Business Line, December 2009
Excerpts: “ATOM-BY-ATOM Nano tech is 50 years young...”

Bangalore Nano, Soft Machines - Thoughts on the future of nanotechnology from Richard Jones, December 2007
Excerpts: “We shouldn’t worry just about products and devices - nanotechnology is a new type of science, which will dissolve barriers between physics and chemistry and biology and bring in engineering...”

Fuelling innovation - All about fuel cells, paper battery and Nobel prizes, Business Line, November 2007
Excerpts: “Chemistry at the surfaces has been central to industrial revolution, modern agriculture, etc. Now it is being recognized also in the context of environmental protection, atmospheric processes and so on...”

Book Review Nano - The Essentials understanding Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Current Science, June 2007
Excerpts: “The author provides an elegant introduction in the first part with beautiful photographs of the celebrated gold nanoparticles prepared by Faraday and also the Lycurgus cup made in the 4th century AD...”

Atom-by-atom, from amoeba to elephant, Business Line, March 2007
Excerpts: “Every molecular assembly in nature is by this atom-by-atom approach. From amoeba to elephant is made this way. These synthetic routes are the most energy efficient, green and sustainable...”

The future is nano, Business Line, March 2007
Excerpts: “One can start arranging molecules to achieve the functions of a complex machine. A future with controlled molecular assemblies of this kind, the molecular nanotechnology, will revolutionize everything - from food to thought will change with this newly acquired power...”