BT Prominent Alumni

Mr. Najeeb Bin Haneef


Mr. Najeeb's Entrepreneurial journey began from Sahrdaya in 2016. After undergoing training in algal culture, he collaborated with the Indian Council of Agriculture and Research’s Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR CIFT) towards the product development (B-Lite Cookies). Zaara Biotech fostered under the Kerala Startup Mission’s (KSUM) flagship Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) scheme. He has received big investments of 10 million and more from UAE and USA. He is also pursuing his post-graduation course.

Mr. Aswin Sasi

PhD Scholar, University of St. Andrews, UK

Mr. Aswin is pursuing his PhD Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St. Andrews, UK. He completed his M.Tech from the prestigious IIT, Jodhpur. He had won many project awards and funded projects from prominent organizations and holds few patents & publications. He passed out with a B.Tech in Biotechnology in 2019.

Mr. Vishnu Krishnakumar

PhD Scholar, Paul Sabatier University, France

Mr. Vishnu is pursuing his PhD in Centre for Integrative Biology, Paul Sabatier University, France. He completed his M.Tech from the reputable IIT, Guwahati. He was a Junior Research Fellow at AIIMS. He passed out with a B.Tech in Biotechnology in 2017.

Ms. Caroline Rose Alukkal

PhD Scholar, Purdue University, USA

Ms. Caroline is pursuing her PhD Environmental & Ecological Engineering, Purdue University, USA and is a Graduate Research Assistant. She completed her M.Tech from the distinguished IIT, Mumbai. She passed out with a B.Tech in Biotechnology in 2014.

Dr. Vicky Varghese

Researcher at Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Dr. Vicky is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Medical College of Wisconsin, USA and has completed his PhD Biomedical Devices and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He completed his M.Tech from the prestigious NIT, Rourkela. He had published many articles/ journals and holds a number of licenses. He passed out with a B.Tech in Biotechnology in 2014.

Mr. Nevin Jacob Koshy

Patent-Design-Copyright Department of a regional Intellectual Property Firm

Nevin Jacob Koshy is a partner and has been head of the patent and design department of an International IP firm for more than 13 years. Prior to this position, he worked as a research scientist and an IP consultant for a number of reputable companies, including in a technology transfer department in the United Kingdom.

He is a member of the Executive Board/Board of Directors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Chapter of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). He is actively involved in IP training sessions and is a sought-after speaker at regional and international conferences. Mr. Koshy has successfully overseen the prosecution of over 15,000 IP rights worldwide for his clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. He counsels clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues and often uses his negotiation skills to resolve the matter amicably. He has received numerous accolades, notably being recognized as one of The World's Leading IP Strategists by the IAM Strategy 300.    In his limited spare time, he loves to disconnect and reflect.

Ms. Sabeera Aboobacker

PhD Scholar, United Arab Emirates University

Ms. Sabeera Aboobacker is pursuing her Dual PhD in Water Resources, United Arab Emirates University and PhD in Chemical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium. She is Golden Visa holder of UAE. She passed out with a B.Tech in Biotechnology in 2007.