Ranjana Jaiswara (2014-2017)

Ranjana worked on the taxonomy of field crickets and we discovered a new species from Kerala. Ranjana is currently an INSPIRE Faculty at Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Mahandran V. (2017-2019)

Mahi worked on the mutualism between fruits bats and Mahua trees. He is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Yunnan, China.

doctoral student 

Richa Singh (2014 - 2020)

Richa worked on the impact of environmental factors on the sexual signalling and life history traits of a field cricket. 

Richa is currently at IIT Mandi studying bird songs.

master's student 

Aditya krishnan (2020)

Adi worked with Dr. Holger Goerlitz at MPIO examining Jamming Avoidance in Echolocating Bats.

Rohit Negi (2020)

Rohit worked with me and Prof. Mewa Singh on anti-predator behaviour of Nicobar Long-tailed Macaques.

Prathibha P. (2020)

PP worked with me and Dr. Joby Joseph at UoH on neural response to sound and life history traits in crickets.

Deepak Negi (2020)

Deepak worked with me and Sujata on a comparative study of wing venation patterns in moths. 

Pankhuri Singhal (2020)

Pankhuri worked with me on seasonal variation in male song in Purple Sunbird.

Karthik T. (2020)

Karthik examined audience effect in relation to mating behaviour in crickets.

Jain P.K. (2019)

Jain worked with me on the perception of conspecific calls in noise in crickets. Jain is set to join as a Ph.D. student in Oklahoma Univ, USA.

Awani Bapat (2019)

Awani worked with Dr. Vidya TNC at JNCASR on the foraging behaviour of Asian elephants.


Pranav B (2018)

Pranav was a student in Pondicherry University and did his Master 's thesis with me on Babblers. He is a Ph.D. student in CES, IISc.

Tarunkwishor Y. (2018)

Tarun worked on moth diversity. He is doing his PhD in IISER TVM with Ullasa K. on butterflies

Nakul Raj (2017)

Nakul was a student in Central Univ Punjab and worked with me on the vocalization of Common Myna. He is now into wildlife film-making

Monika Singh (2017)

Monika was a student at Forest Research Institute and did her Master 's thesis with me examining avian frugivore diversity. She is a Ph.D. student in IFGTB, Coimbatore.

Lata Kalra (2017)

Lata worked on agonistic behaviour in crickets. She is a PhD. student with Prof. Mark Bee in Univ of Minnesota, USA

Samriddhi Panwar (2017)

Samriddhi examined mating call preferences in field crickets in relation to species recognition.

Saumya Gupta (2016)

Saumya worked on winner-loser effects in crickets. She is a Ph.D. student with Prof. Mark Bee in Univ. of Minnesota, USA 

Sekhar M.A. (2016)

Sekhar worked on effect of turbidity and landmark use in Zebrafish. He is all set to join as a Ph.D. student in Univ. North Dakota, USA.

Shiven (2016)

Shiven worked on heterospecific call avoidance in field crickets.

Shivaprasad Patil (2015)

Shiv worked on conspecific spacing in natural choruses of crickets.