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Sohini Kar-Narayan


Sohini Kar-Narayan is a Professor of Device & Energy Materials in the Department of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge, where she leads an interdisciplinary research group working on functional nanomaterials and devices for energy, sensing and biomedical applications. She received her PhD in Physics from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 2009, and was awarded a prestigious Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship in 2012. Prof. Kar-Narayan was recognised as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering of 2021 by the Women’s Engineering Society, and was elected Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IoM3) in 2022. She was the recipient of a World Economic Forum Young Scientist Award and a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant in 2015, and an ERC Consolidator Grant in 2023. She is a Co-Founder and Director of ArtioSense Ltd., a spin-out from the University of Cambridge that seeks to commercialise a microfluidic force sensing technology for applications in orthopaedic surgery, which was awarded the Armourers & Braisiers’ Venture Prize Award in 2022. She is an Associate Editor of the journal Applied Materials Today.