Dr. Jyoti Dalvi-Malhotra, Lila Fellow 1998
Don’t worry what people say, you keep marching forward!
Dr. Jyoti Dalvi-Malhotra is a girl born in chawl of Pune who then ended up doing her Ph.D. research abroad and continues to work in the USA. She did her Ph.D. from the University of Hull, U.K. and Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA. She has 14-years industry experience in semiconductors, electronics packaging, and printed electronics (Brewer Science, USA 2004-2017). She is also the inventor of 2 commercial polymer products with 4 fully issued patents and dozens of scientific publications.
Jyoti is governing board member of the Kaleidoscope Discovery Center of Rolla, USA. On certain science policies, she has represented American Chemical Society to the legislators at the Capitol Hill or their district offices, on many occasions for several years. She continues to be a fierce advocate for higher education in rural parts of Missouri, USA - Gave televised talks to the Rolla City Council and Rolla public school board. Gave talks/coached robotic teams of many schools in the rural parts of Missouri, USA.Here is the attached snapshot of the front-page article on Dr. Jyoti Dalvi-Malhotra in the Rolla Daily News.