Vishal Sankar Sivasankar siccessfully defends his M.S. thesis on the topic “Electrokinetic transport in nanochannels grafted with backbone charged Polyelectrolyte brushes”. Vishal is the 5th M.S. student graduating from the group. His M.S. thesis work resulted in two high quality publications (one in Physical Review E and one in Physics of Fluids)….that apart, he has co-authored/lead-authored 7 more high-quality journal articles published from the group…..Many congratulations, Vishal !!!!